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Hurl vs. Vomit — What's the Difference?

Hurl vs. Vomit — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Hurl and Vomit

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Hurl

Throw or impel (someone or something) with great force
He hurled himself into the job with enthusiasm
Rioters hurled a brick through the windscreen
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Vomit

Eject matter from the stomach through the mouth
She used to vomit up her food
The sickly stench made him want to vomit
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Hurl

A ride in a vehicle; a lift
Hey pal, any chance of a hurl?
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Vomit

Matter vomited from the stomach
The cell stank of vomit and urine
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Hurl

To throw with great force; fling.
Feb 07, 2022
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Vomit

An emetic.
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Hurl

To cause to move with great force or violence
The bus's sudden stop hurled the passengers to the floor.
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Vomit

To eject part or all of the contents of the stomach through the mouth, usually in a series of involuntary spasmic movements.
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Hurl

To send with great vigor; thrust
Hurled the army against the enemy.
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Vomit

To be discharged forcefully and abundantly; spew or gush
The dike burst, and the floodwaters vomited forth.
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Hurl

To utter vehemently
Hurled insults at the speaker.
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Vomit

To eject (contents of the stomach) through the mouth.
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Hurl

(Slang) To vomit (the contents of the stomach).
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Vomit

To eject or discharge in a gush; spew out
The volcano vomited lava and ash.
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Hurl

To move with great speed, force, or violence; hurtle.
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Vomit

The act or an instance of ejecting matter from the stomach through the mouth.
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Hurl

To throw something with force.
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Vomit

Matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.
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Hurl

(Slang) To vomit.
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Vomit

An emetic.
Feb 07, 2022

Hurl

(Baseball) To pitch the ball.
Feb 07, 2022

Vomit

(intransitive) To regurgitate or eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; puke.
Feb 07, 2022

Hurl

(transitive) To throw (something) with force.
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Vomit

(transitive) To regurgitate and discharge (something swallowed); to spew.
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Hurl

(transitive) To utter (harsh or derogatory speech), especially at its target.
The gangs hurled abuse at each other.
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Vomit

To eject from any hollow place; to belch forth; to emit.
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Hurl

(intransitive) To participate in the sport of hurling.
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Vomit

The regurgitated former contents of a stomach; vomitus.
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Hurl

To vomit.
Pass me the bucket; I've got to hurl.
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Vomit

The act of regurgitating.
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Hurl

To twist or turn.
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Vomit

The act of vomiting
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Hurl

(obsolete) To move rapidly with a noise; to whirl.
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Vomit

(obsolete) That which causes vomiting; an emetic.
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Hurl

To convey in a wheeled vehicle.
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Vomit

To eject the contents of the stomach by the mouth; to puke; to spew.
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Hurl

(countable) A throw, especially a violent throw; a fling.
He managed a hurl of 50.3 metres.
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Vomit

To throw up; to eject from the stomach through the mouth; to disgorge; to puke; to spew out; - often followed by up or out.
The fish . . . vomited out Jonah upon the dry land.
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Hurl

(slang) The act of vomiting.
Open the window! I've gotta take a hurl.
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Vomit

Hence, to eject from any hollow place; to belch forth; to emit; to throw forth; as, volcanoes vomit flame, stones, etc.
Like the sons of Vulcan, vomit smoke.
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Hurl

Vomit.
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Vomit

Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.
Like vomit from his yawning entrails poured.
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Hurl

The act of hitting the sliotar with the hurley.
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Vomit

That which excites vomiting; an emetic.
He gives your Hollander a vomit.
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Hurl

A conveyance in a wheeled vehicle; a ride in a car, etc.
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Vomit

The matter ejected in vomiting
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Hurl

(obsolete) Tumult; riot; hurly-burly.
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Vomit

A medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
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Hurl

A table on which fibre is stirred and mixed by beating with a bow spring.
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Vomit

The reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
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Hurl

To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance.
And hurl'd them headlong to their fleet and main.
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Vomit

Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;
After drinking too much, the students vomited
He purged continuously
The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night
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Hurl

To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective.
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Hurl

To twist or turn.
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Hurl

To hurl one's self; to go quickly.
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Hurl

To perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another).
God shall hurl at him and not spare.
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Hurl

To play the game of hurling. See Hurling.
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Hurl

The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling.
Feb 07, 2022

Hurl

Tumult; riot; hurly-burly.
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Hurl

A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring.
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Hurl

A violent throw
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Hurl

Throw forcefully
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Hurl

Make a thrusting forward movement
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Hurl

Utter with force; utter vehemently;
Hurl insults
Throw accusations at someone
Feb 07, 2022

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