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Hurtle   Listen
verb
Hurtle  v. i.  (past & past part. hurtled; pres. part. hurtling)  
1.
To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle. "Together hurtled both their steeds."
2.
To move rapidly; to wheel or rush suddenly or with violence; to whirl round rapidly; to skirmish. "Now hurtling round, advantage for to take." "Down the hurtling cataract of the ages."
3.
To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to resound. "The noise of battle hurtled in the air." "The earthquake sound Hurtling 'death the solid ground."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Hurtle" Quotes from Famous Books



... continues the firing from the plain; the bullets hurtle around our heads, and the clamour of our foemen reaches our ears with fierce thrilling import. We hear the crackling of faggots, and the spurting hissing noise of many fires; but perceive no blaze—only the thick smoke ...
— The Wild Huntress - Love in the Wilderness • Mayne Reid



Words linked to "Hurtle" :   travel, move, precipitate, bowl, go, dart, hurl, sling, crash, throw, cast, thrust



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