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hurtle

hur·tle

hurtle

 
 
pronunciation:
huhr tl
part of speech: verb
inflections: hurtled, hurtles, hurtling
definition 1: to move with great speed and often with great noise.
The comet hurtled through space.
 
synonyms:
speed
similar words:
fly, gallop, plunge, rush, tear, tumble, zip
definition 2: to throw or launch with great force.
The powerful engine hurtled the rocket into space.
synonyms:
fling, hurl
similar words:
chuck, heave, launch, sling, throw, toss