The correct answer is hurl.
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The correct answer is (A) To hurl (a missile from a slingshot); to throw or project a missile forcefully from a slingshot; to fling into the air as though shot from a catapult. Also, to launch (an aircraft) by means of a catapult;
Catapult comes from Latin catapulta, Greek katapeltes (kata [down] + pallein [to hurl]).
Examples of use:
- His best-selling book catapulted him to fame and fortune.
- It is necessary to catapult the aircraft from the flight deck.