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flurry

flur·ry

flurry

 
pronunciation:
fluh ri
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: flurries
definition 1: a light snowfall that lasts only a short time.
definition 2: a sudden, short spell of activity, agitation, excitement, or confusion.
a flurry of buying and selling at the stock exchange
similar words:
rash
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: flurried, flurries, flurrying
definition: of snow, to fall lightly and for a short time.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause (someone) to be in a state of nervous agitation or confusion; fluster.
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