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  • adjective Agitated; excited.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of flurry.


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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 Oliver Optic 1859

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

    FINIS 2010

  • 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' Kimberley A. Strassel 2011

  • 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 2010

  • 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 2010

  • 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.


  • 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 Jennifer Weiner 2010

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

    Nancy Chuda: Oh Mighty Tree 2010

  • 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 Henchman 2010


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