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  • noun Plural form of hurrier.

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Examples

  • In fact, far from ignoring it in his distress and humiliation, he registers every detail -- the "hunkered-down hurriers," the bin-scavengers, the precise meaningless chatter of five teenage girls -- with a sorry sense that "it's the world, you live in it, even if some boy has made a fool of you."

    Alan Hollinghurst On Michael Cunningham

  • In fact, far from ignoring it in his distress and humiliation, he registers every detail -- the "hunkered-down hurriers," the bin-scavengers, the precise meaningless chatter of five teenage girls -- with a sorry sense that "it's the world, you live in it, even if some boy has made a fool of you."

    Alan Hollinghurst On Michael Cunningham: The New York Review Of Books

  • In fact, far from ignoring it in his distress and humiliation, he registers every detail--the "hunkered-down hurriers," the bin-scavengers, the precise meaningless chatter of five teenage girls--with a sorry sense that "it's the world, you live in it, even if some boy has made a fool of you."

    Alan Hollinghurst On Michael Cunningham: The New York Review Of Books

  • Then it is to be considered that these are but a small portion of those who are doing the business of the city; much the larger part being occupied in offices at desks, in discussions of plans of enterprise, out of sight of the public, while these earnest hurriers are merely the froth in the pot.

    Passages from the English Notebooks, Volume 1.

  • Then it is to be considered that these are but a small portion of those who are doing the business of the city; much the larger part being occupied in offices at desks, in discussions of plans of enterprise, out of sight of the public, while these earnest hurriers are merely the froth in the pot.

    Passages from the English Notebooks, Complete

  • And yet the peace-hurriers have strong arguments too.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Fortunately the men working in the pit at the time were all supplied with safety-lamps — the hewers with Stephenson’s, and the hurriers with Davy’s.

    Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson

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