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hurtle (v.)

early 14c., hurteln, "to crash together; to crash down, knock down," probably frequentative of hurten (see hurt (v.)) in its original sense. Intransitive meaning "to rush, dash, charge" is late 14c. "[T]he essential notion in hurtle is that of forcible collision, in hurl that of forcible projection" [OED]. Related: Hurtled; hurtling.

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Definitions of hurtle from WordNet

hurtle (v.)
move with or as if with a rushing sound;
The cars hurtled by
hurtle (v.)
make a thrusting forward movement;
Synonyms: lunge / hurl / thrust
hurtle (v.)
throw forcefully;
Synonyms: hurl / cast
From wordnet.princeton.edu