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Word of the Day – Hurtle

By December 20, 2021Word of the Day

Hurtle (verb)


Move or cause to move at high speed, typically in an uncontrolled manner.

Middle English (in the sense ‘strike against, collide with’): frequentative of hurt.

Example sentences

“She slipped on the accelerator, causing the car to hurtle down the centre of the road.”

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