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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of flurry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Agitated; excited.


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  • I suppose I was somewhat "flurried" by the danger of my situation, and did not do as well as I might have done.

    Breaking Away or The Fortunes of a Student

  • In his more than 40 years of public service, he kept extensive records of his votes, his meetings with presidents, and the more than 20,000 memos known as "snowflakes" he flurried on the Pentagon during his second run as defense secretary.

    Rumsfeld's 'Slice of History'

  • He was gazing, fascinated, at Kaluna, who was brushing at his own throat in a flurried, nervous way, as if to brush off the contamination of the fingers that had clutched him.

    The Sheriff of Kona

  • It crashed down to earth in the snow beyond and flurried the snow into dust.


  • At one point, about two hours into waiting three men flurried over, their jackets flapping and said, come with us.

    Traveling in India: Frightful Flights « Colleen Anderson

  • He came to us much flurried one night and got us to help him with a memorial to the absentee proprietor, telling of the wild and gay doings of midnights in the rooms and corridors among “tired” business men and their prostitutes.


  • And I think you've seen with some of the statements that have been make I think uh Jenna when confronted with the uh statements about the uh drug addiction she flurried her position to TMZ the other day.

    Spider & The Henchman: Tito Ortiz's Lawyer States His Client's Case On Spider & The Henchman

  • The flurried goodbye of the morning, the one that had seemed so normal and perfect, floated up in front of her.


  • Snowflakes flurried down, melting on her cheeks, as Richard, smiling, pointed at the sky.

    Fly Away Home

  • Your perching branches hover and protect the flurried winged ones and the dusty trailing nut seekers

    Nancy Chuda: Oh Mighty Tree


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