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hurtle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hurtle

  1. 1 to proceed or move quickly the probe hurtled through space to its destination: Jupiter Synonyms of hurtle barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurry, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomWords Related to hurtle beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of hurtle dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of hurtle crawl, creep, poke

  2. 2 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm hurtled his spear at the tiger as it lunged toward him Synonyms of hurtle cast, catapult, chuck, dash, fire, fling, heave, hurl, throw, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, tossWords Related to hurtle bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust



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