Definitions

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  • adv. In a flurry.

Etymologies

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flurried +‎ -ly

Examples

  • And upon this jibe he laughed, not coldly and sarcastically, as was his wont, but, I thought, flurriedly.

    Uncle Silas

  • The last time I call very loudly, and the mother turns round flurriedly and looks up at me.

    Hunger

  • Daisy turned over the leaves with fingers that trembled yet, hastily, flurriedly; and paused and pointed to the words that her father read, "Remember that thou keep holy the Sabbath day."

    Melbourne House

  • On one memorable occasion when her husband had appeared, flapping the window-panes from within with a towel, she had thought for one brief moment that he was beckoning to her, and that she might have to go to him, and she was beginning to experience terror, with shortness of breath and other premonitions of sudden passing, when she discovered that he was merely killing flies, and she flurriedly fanned herself with the asbestos mat which she had seized from the stove beside her, and staggered out to a seat under the mulberries, as she stammered:

    Humorous Ghost Stories

  • a champagne-bottle with ribbons in the christener's hand; and the consciousness of the moment come moved the hosts when Hogarth, even as he chatted, disengaged a flag, and let it fall: it was a signal; down it fluttered; and instantly, down there, bustle broke loose, as the call "Saw-off!" went forth, and the saws set flurriedly to fret through the timbers which bind groundways to slidingways.

    The Lord of the Sea

  • She simply fanned herself, a little flurriedly perhaps, with her feather fan, as she said: "You sho 'must be jokin',

    The Speaker, No. 5: Volume II, Issue 1 December, 1906.

  • She simply fanned herself, a little flurriedly, perhaps, with her feather fan, as she said: "You sho 'must be jokin',

    Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-Hour Sketches

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