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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A sudden, short rush of wind, rain or snow. Also: a sudden, brief excitement or confusion.

Usage examples (37)
  • There was a flurry of excitement when the movie star appeared in the restaurant.
  • There was a flurry of chicken feathers
  • By the time the conventions roll around, the Supreme Court†™ s end-of-term flurry is largely forgotten.
  • Sometimes it is characterized by a flurry of lawsuits to meet filing deadlines that started ticking from the day of the shootings. for more
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