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hurtle

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
 : 
hurt=le

CIDE DICTIONARY

hurtlev. i. [OE. hurtlen, freq. of hurten. See Hurt, v. t., and cf. Hurl.].
  •  To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle.  [1913 Webster]
    "Together hurtled both their steeds."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To move rapidly; to wheel or rush suddenly or with violence; to whirl round rapidly; to skirmish.  [1913 Webster]
    "Now hurtling round, advantage for to take."  [1913 Webster]
    "Down the hurtling cataract of the ages."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to resound.  [1913 Webster]
    "The noise of battle hurtled in the air."  [1913 Webster]
    "The earthquake sound
    Hurtling 'death the solid ground.
    "  [1913 Webster]
hurtlev. t. 
  •  To move with violence or impetuosity; to whirl; to brandish.  [1913 Webster]
    "His harmful club he gan to hurtle high."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To push; to jostle; to hurl.  [1913 Webster]
    "And he hurtleth with his horse adown."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

hurtle, v.
1 intr. & tr. move or hurl rapidly or with a clattering sound.
2 intr. come with a crash.

Etymology
HURT in obs. sense 'strike forcibly'

THESAURUS

hurtle

assault, bang, bang into, bear, bear upon, bolt, boost, bowl, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bump into, bunt, butt, butt against, cannon, career, carom, carom into, cast, catapult, chuck, chunk, clash, collide, come into collision, concuss, confront each other, crack up, cram, crash, crash into, crowd, crump, crunch, dart, dash, dash into, dig, drive, elbow, encounter, fall foul of, fire, fling, flip, force, fork, foul, goad, haste, hasten, heave, hie, hit, hit against, hump, hump it, hurl, hurry, hurt, hustle, impinge, jab, jam, jerk, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, knock, knock against, lance, launch, let fly, lob, make haste, meet, nudge, pass, peg, pelt, percuss, pile drive, pitch, pitchfork, plunge, poke, post, press, prod, punch, push, put, put the shot, race, ram, ram down, rattle, run, run against, run into, rush, scamper, scoot, scour, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, serve, shake, shoot, shoulder, shove, shy, sideswipe, skedaddle, slam into, sling, smack into, smash, smash into, smash up, snap, speed, step on it, stress, strike, strike against, tamp, tear, throw, thrust, tilt, toss, whomp

ROGET THESAURUS

hurtle

Impulse

VB flash on the mind, say what comes uppermost, improvise, extemporize, give an impetus, impel, push, start, give a start to, set going, drive, urge, boom, thrust, prod, foin, cant, elbow, shoulder, jostle, justle, hustle, hurtle, shove, jog, jolt, encounter, run against, bump against, butt against, knock one's head against, run one's head against, impinge, boost, bunt, carom, clip y, fan, fan out, jab, plug, strike, knock, hit, tap, rap, slap, flap, dab, pat, thump, beat, blow, bang, slam, dash, punch, thwack, whack, hit hard, strike hard, swap, batter, dowse, baste, pelt, patter, buffet, belabor, fetch one a blow, poke at, pink, lunge, yerk, kick, calcitrate, butt, strike at, whip, come into a collision, enter into collision, collide, sideswipe, foul, fall foul of, run foul of, telescope, throw.


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