[ US /ˈhɝid/ ]
[ UK /hˈʌɹɪd/ ]
  1. moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste
    a hurried trip to the store
    a hurried job
    the hurried life of a city
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How To Use hurried In A Sentence

  • Hand, Schryhart, Arneel, and Merrill, weighted with this inpouring flood of stock, which they had to take at two-twenty, hurried to their favorite banks, hypothecating vast quantities at one-fifty and over, and using the money so obtained to take care of the additional shares which they were compelled to buy. The Titan
  • My hair was matted and wild -- my limbs soiled with salt ooze; while at sea, I had thrown off those of my garments that encumbered me, and the rain drenched the thin summer-clothing I had retained -- my feet were bare, and the stunted reeds and broken shells made them bleed -- the while, I hurried to and fro, now looking earnestly on some distant rock which, islanded in the sands, bore for a moment a deceptive appearance -- now with flashing eyes reproaching the murderous ocean for its unutterable cruelty. III.9
  • As soon as the door closed behind her I hurried to the dirty window in the front room and I watched as she walked down the street looking remarkably out of place in the drab surroundings in her bright green dress.
  • Their clerks, mostly in straw boaters, hurried along.
  • Owing to these qualities they are utilised for prolonged and searching reconnoitring duties such as strategical reconnaissances as distinct from the hurried and tactical reconnaissances carried out by fleeter machines. Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War
  • She hurried her hands to press the papers which were hiked up by a wind.
  • The reason a hurried "Oh, I hardly eat meat either" has become such a popular response to another's declaration of vegetarianism is usually not that we mean it, but that we now know enough about factory farming to want to stop Scully types from telling us any more. Nasty, Brutish, and Short
  • She could not become the shrill edgy hurried harridan the war had tried to make her while his square, leisurely, beflowered, inscrutable figure passed daily up and down between those pale considerable buildings. Maid in Waiting
  • Negotiations, then, must not be unduly hurried while the veldt was a bare russet-coloured dust-swept plain. The War in South Africa Its Cause and Conduct
  • We surrendered the cameras and hurried away. Times, Sunday Times
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