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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hur·tle /ˈhɝtḷ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hur·tle v. t.
 1. To move with violence or impetuosity; to whirl; to brandish. [Obs.]
    His harmful club he gan to hurtle high.   --Spenser.
 2. To push; to jostle; to hurl.
    And he hurtleth with his horse adown.   --Chaucer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hur·tle v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hurtled p. pr. & vb. n. Hurtling ]
 1. To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle.
    Together hurtled both their steeds.   --Fairfax.
 2. To move rapidly; to wheel or rush suddenly or with violence; to whirl round rapidly; to skirmish.
    Now hurtling round, advantage for to take.   --Spenser.
    Down the hurtling cataract of the ages.   --R. L. Stevenson.
 3. To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to resound.
    The noise of battle hurtled in the air.   --Shak.
 The earthquake sound
 Hurtling 'death the solid ground.   --Mrs. Browning.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: move with or as if with a rushing sound; "The cars hurtled
      2: make a thrusting forward movement [syn: lunge, hurl, thrust]
      3: throw forcefully [syn: hurl, cast]