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What is the opposite of threw?

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Opposite of to have involved or engaged in deeply
“He ignored the music as it was not really his thing.”
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(caught) Opposite of past tense for to throw or launch something in a given direction
“He can catch the ball in traffic as well as anyone in the league, and he's lethal after the catch.”
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(held) Opposite of past tense for to throw or launch something in a given direction
“Players can hold the ball for only three seconds at any time.”
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Opposite of past tense for to disconcert or cause to be confused
“We fail to understand exactly where this humor lies and would be much obliged if you would care to enlighten us.”
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Opposite of past tense for to give or hold (a party)
“We were invited to attend a function that night in the school's auditorium.”
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Opposite of past tense for to push or force (someone or something) violently and suddenly into a particular physical position or state
“I felt the force pull me backward and throw me off balance, and I came down hard on my left hip and elbow.”
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Opposite of past tense for to deliver a shot or punch
“Out of fear of hurting himself, this actor will learn to pull his punch at just the right instant.”
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(informal) Opposite of past tense for to pass or give (something to someone)
Keep the change, you filthy animal!”
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Opposite of past tense for to send (usually someone) to the ground
“It took the referee and both of Green's handlers to lift him off the canvas and hold up his right hand as the winner.”
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