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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To hurry, run, often in light, short steps.

Usage examples (35)
  • She watched the squirrel scurry from the telephone line to the roof.
  • ` The Thiefmaker tried to let a vaguely sincere expression scurry onto his face, where it froze in evident discomfort. '
  • I've been an AR member for a while, but just recently started blogging and commenting on other's posts ... and it can be "scurry".
  • I had just returned from a "scurry" among the Comanches of Western Texas, and the idea of "settling down" was as far from my mind as ever. for more
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