hurtle against
index collide (crash against)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • hurtle — ► VERB ▪ move or cause to move at great speed, often in a wildly uncontrolled manner. ORIGIN originally in the sense «strike against»: from HURT(Cf. ↑hurt) …   English terms dictionary

  • hurtle — [hʉrt′ l] vi. hurtled, hurtling [ME hurtlen, freq. of ME hurten: see HURT] 1. Archaic to dash ( against or together) with great force or crushing impact; collide 2. to move swiftly and with great force vt. to throw, shoot, or fling with great… …   English World dictionary

  • hurtle — /herr tl/, v., hurtled, hurtling, n. v.i. 1. to rush violently; move with great speed: The car hurtled down the highway. 2. to move or go noisily or resoundingly, as with violent or rapid motion: The sound was deafening, as tons of snow hurtled… …   Universalium

  • hurtle — Synonyms and related words: assault, bang, bang into, bear, bear upon, bolt, boost, bowl, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bump into, bunt, butt, butt against, cannon, career, carom, carom into, cast, catapult, chuck, chunk, clash,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hurtle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. rush, strike. See impulse. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To dash against] Syn. collide, bump, push; see crash 4 . 2. [To move swiftly and forcefully] Syn. rush, rush headlong, plunge, tear; see race 1 ,… …   English dictionary for students

  • hurtle — [c]/hɜtl / (say hertl) verb (hurtled, hurtling) –verb (i) 1. to rush violently and noisily. 2. to resound, as in collision or rapid motion. 3. Rare to strike together or against something. –verb (t) 4. to drive violently; fling; dash. –noun 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • run against — Synonyms and related words: aggravated assault, aggression, amphibious attack, antagonize, armed assault, assailing, assailment, assault, attack, banzai attack, be antipathetic, be at cross purposes, be inimical, bear, bear upon, beat against,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • collide — I (clash) verb altercate, antagonize, argue, be antagonistic, be at cross purposes, be at variance, be contrary, be discordant, be in antagonism, be incompatible, be inimical, be mutually opposed, conflict with, confront, contend, contradict,… …   Law dictionary

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  • List of challenges in Takeshi's Castle — A wide range of challenges were used throughout the history of the Japanese game show Takeshi s Castle, some occurring only once or twice, or others in virtually every show, depending upon their popularity and ease of preparation. Many challenges …   Wikipedia

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