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English verb: hurtle

1. hurtle (motion) move with or as if with a rushing sound

SamplesThe cars hurtled by.

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

2. hurtle (motion) make a thrusting forward movement

Synonymshurl, lunge, thrust

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)move

Narrower (hyponym)dart, riposte

3. hurtle (contact) throw forcefully

ExamplesThey hurtle the object in the water

Synonymscast, hurl

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)throw

Narrower (hyponym)bowl, catapult, crash, dash, precipitate, sling

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