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verb [intransitive] informal barrel pronunciation in American English /ˈberəl/
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present tense
present participlebarrelling or barreling
past tensebarrelled or barreled
past participlebarrelled or barreled
  1. to move very quickly in a deliberate or determined way
    barrel down/into/through etc.:

    David was barreling down the hall toward her.


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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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