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scurry

scur·ry

scurry

 
 
pronunciation:
skuh ri
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: scurried, scurries, scurrying
definition: to move quickly, as in a hurry.
They scurried to clean the house before the guests arrived.We could hear the mice scurrying inside the walls.
synonyms:
hasten, hurry, hustle, rush, scuttle
antonyms:
amble
similar words:
bustle, chase, dart, dash, flit, flutter, fly, make haste, race, run, scamper, scoot, scramble, speed, sprint, tear, zip
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of scurrying.
We watched the scurry of passengers getting on and off the trains.
synonyms:
hustle, scuttle
similar words:
dart
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