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Hurtle   /hˈərtəl/   Listen
Hurtle

verb
(past & past part. hurtled; pres. part. hurtling)
1.
Move with or as if with a rushing sound.
2.
Make a thrusting forward movement.  Synonyms: hurl, lunge, thrust.
3.
Throw forcefully.  Synonyms: cast, hurl.






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"Hurtle" Quotes from Famous Books



... land where dwells only mock-turtle, Where wine that should gladden but makes you fell queer. Where bayonets bend, where guns burst and hurtle Their breech in the face of their friends at the rear, Where lamps labelled 'safety' with just terrors fill you, Where water supplied you for milk is no theft, Where pills that should cure, if persisted in, kill you And the 'Hair Resurrector' takes all you've ...
— Punch Among the Planets • Various



Words linked to "Hurtle" :   dash, precipitate, thrust, throw, go, riposte, lunge, locomote, crash, dart, cast, travel, catapult, bowl, sling, move



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