Huddled vs Hurtled - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between huddled and hurtled
is that huddled
) while hurtled
As an adjective huddled
is crowded together in a huddle.
crowded together in a huddle
To move rapidly, violently, or without control.
- The car hurtled down the hill at 90 miles per hour.
(archaic) To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle.
- Pieces of broken glass hurtled through the air.
(archaic) To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to resound.
- Together hurtled both their steeds.
* Elizabeth Browning
- The noise of battle hurtled in the air.
To hurl or fling; to throw hard or violently.
- The earthquake sound / Hurtling 'neath the solid ground.
(archaic) To push; to jostle; to hurl.
- He hurtled the wad of paper angrily at the trash can and missed by a mile.
A fast movement in literal or figurative sense.
* 1975 , Wakeman, John. Literary Criticism
* Monday June 20, 2005 , The Guardian newspaper
- But the war woke me up, I began to move left, and recent events have accelerated that move until it is now a hurtle .
A clattering sound.
* 1913 , Eden Phillpotts. Widecombe Fair p.26
- Jamba has removed from Marlowe's Doctor Faustus all but the barest of essentials - even half its title, leaving us with an 80-minute hurtle through Faustus's four and twenty borrowed years on earth.
- There came a hurtle of wings, a flash of bright feathers, and a great pigeon with slate-grey plumage and a neck bright as an opal, lit on a swaying finial.