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Word: hurtle

Definition: crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train

Sentences Containing 'hurtle'

"Surfing Soweto" shows them riding on the top of trains, ducking as they hurtle past lethal electrical cables, and also in the intimacy of their homes and families.

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