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What is the opposite of thrown?

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Adjective
Opposite of puzzled or bewildered by something
Adjective
Opposite of so surprised and confused that one is unsure how to react
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Opposite of confounded with surprise or wonder
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Opposite of feeling ruffled or upset
Adjective
Opposite of having lost one's direction
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Opposite of having lost determination or confidence
Adjective
(also used as simple past tense under some contexts) Opposite of showing or experiencing bewilderment
“Everyone was enlightened as to why he had the opinions he held when they learned of his background.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling or showing embarrassment
“As an unabashed keeper of the Feast of Christmas, I choose to rub shoulders with the forces of jollification, merriment, and solemnity.”
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Opposite of confused or perplexed
“With his reputation as an enlightened, well-informed senior High Court judge, Lord Bonomy is unafraid to take on the government of the day.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by negative feelings or emotions
“For the first time in many months, he felt cheerful and positive.”
Verb
(caught) Opposite of past participle 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 participle 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 participle 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 participle 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 participle 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 participle 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 participle for to pass or give (something to someone)
Keep the change, you filthy animal!”
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Opposite of past participle 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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