Flurrying
Flurry Flur"ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flurried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flurrying}.] To put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm. --H. Swinburne. [1913 Webster]

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  • flurrying — flur·ry || flÉœrɪ / flÊŒrɪ n. bustle, commotion, excitement; brief snowfall; gust of wind v. confuse, upset, irritate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Flurried — Flurry Flur ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flurried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flurrying}.] To put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm. H. Swinburne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flurry — Flur ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flurried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flurrying}.] To put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm. H. Swinburne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flurry — I. noun (plural flurries) Etymology: probably from flurr to throw scatteringly Date: 1686 1. a. a gust of wind b. a brief light snowfall 2. a. a brief period of commotion or excitement b. a sudden occurrence of many things at once …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • flurry — flurriedly, adv. /flerr ee, flur ee/, n., pl. flurries, v., flurried, flurrying. n. 1. a light, brief shower of snow. 2. sudden commotion, excitement, or confusion; nervous hurry: There was a flurry of activity before the guests arrived. 3. Stock …   Universalium

  • flurry — snow squall 1828, Amer.Eng., with earlier senses of commotion, etc., dating to 1680s; perhaps onomatopoeic, or else from 17c. flurr to scatter, fly with a whirring noise, perhaps from M.E. flouren to sprinkle, as with flour (late 14c.). As a verb …   Etymology dictionary

  • flurry — noun (plural flurries) 1》 a small swirling mass of snow, leaves, etc. moved by sudden gusts of wind. 2》 a sudden short period of commotion or excitement.     ↘a number of things arriving suddenly and simultaneously. verb (flurries, flurrying,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • flurry — /ˈflʌri / (say fluree) noun (plural flurries) 1. a sudden gust of wind. 2. a light gusty shower or snowfall. 3. commotion; sudden excitement or confusion; nervous hurry. 4. Stock Exchange a brief agitation in prices. –verb (t) (flurried,… …   Australian English dictionary

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