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hurtle through something

to travel through something at great speed or with great force, possibly causing breakage. A brick hurtled through the window and fell on the floor. The rocket hurtled through space toward Mars.
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The Premier League continued to hurtle towards its closest three-way finish for years on Wednesday as Chelsea thumped Portsmouth 5-0 away to move above Arsenal and back within a point of leaders Manchester United.
Hurtle Parrot owes pounds 150,000 after cancelling a show at the Duke of Hamilton's Lennoxlove House estate in August.
As we hurtle toward year 2000, it is clear that the 20th century has left us with the fallout of its progress.
But here's his scenario: When high-flying planes drop the bombs over hard-to-reach terrain like mountains, the cones hurtle to the ground, where their sharp points pierce the soil.
As this ellipse shifts from geometrical configuration to cosmic vortex in the viewer's mind, it seems to hurtle through an infinite space.
The remaining were distributed between Thistle, McLaren, Hurtle and Hammell townships.
The huge, 34-year-old plane is due to make its second appearance this year, on April 25, when it will hurtle down the runway to near take-off speed.
Finally, from the enveloping darkness, blinding onscreen headlights hurtle toward us.
After leaping over a last minor hurtle, the Java-language JEFF Converter has passed independent validation tests for compliance with ISO standard 20970 (July 2002--JEFF), the J Consortium announced today.
Tear off shields in front of your visor as they get covered in mud and hurtle around the oval track at speeds in excess of 170 mph as you white-knuckle your way to the Sprint Car Hall of Fame.
Felix's sister, the virtuous Hetta (Paloma Baeza), is being urged to marry her cousin Roger (Douglas Hodge), though she prefers the company of Paul Montague (Cillian Murphy), an engineer who's most suspicious of Melmotte's dealings, who in turn is being pursued by the hot-headed American widow Winifred Hurtle (Miranda Otto, employing an unfortunate Southern accent).
It's a tremendous coup for promoters Hurtle Parrot, who last year staged the 5000 sell-out James Taylor gig at Lennoxlove Castle near Haddington.
One moment, the dancers move through space with deliberateness and restraint; the next, they hurtle and erupt, leaping and sliding.
Late in August of 1989, the Voyager 2 spacecraft will hurtle past the planet Neptune, the probe's last scheduled encounter in what by then will have been a 12-year, four-planet grand tour of the solar system.