How To Use Scurry In A Sentence

  • A sudden rain sent everyone scurrying for shelter.
  • We have come to see the tornado in all of its glory, not the ant-like humans that scurry about in its path.
  • At the Bibelot book shop, I scurry about from aisle to aisle.
  • Lizards scurry in the leaf litter at my feet, monkeys feed noisily in the branches above nay head, a vine snake makes its sinuous way toward an unsuspecting small bird.
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  • He hazes at his workers who scurry like they are filled with passion or fear—it does not matter which. Windows
  • Then I go to the scanner, I'm waiting for it to chirp, "Welcome to Wal-Mart!" but it sits silently (much more fashiony to be silent, non?) and I scan my code and then it shoots out a receipt that flies to the floor and I have to scurry around on the floor to find it. Cator Sparks: Bibhu Mohapatra Spring 2011 (PHOTOS, POLL)
  • He ducks into an alleyway in an attempt to lose his pursuers, but before he can scurry over a low wall, they catch up.
  • Everyone is scurrying for shade and some respite from the sun.
  • People were scurrying for shelter. Times, Sunday Times
  • the fleet scurrying of squirrels
  • But along came Tom, with his low-cut velvet hipsters and his slinky jersey dresses, and grunge was sent scurrying off back to Seattle.
  • Seas will boil, the earth will tremble, man will be sent scurrying back to the caves.
  • A pity; with such spirited playing one longed to hear every scurrying semiquaver. Times, Sunday Times
  • The mice are already scurrying over the worktops in the kitchens - what difference would a cat make? Times, Sunday Times
  • Several of these places were hygienically challenged, with mangy dogs scurrying about, leaking sewage pipes and nowhere to bathe.
  • The attack began, sending residents scurrying for cover.
  • Faced with uncertain economic climes, we are scurrying back to the warm embrace of the stodgy sweet. Times, Sunday Times
  • Onlookers used to the swagger of pre-Red Millbrook days hardly recognised the dimmed round-shouldered slinker as the wolf of the tracks, the sexual predator that had set alarmed mothers scurrying protectively after their chicks. The Elvis Latte
  • Soon enough he was scampering runs and cutting through point fiercely enough to send the fielders scurrying. Times, Sunday Times
  • Bridges fly over the entrance route so, through the glass slot over the entrance, the public can see their civil servants scurrying or drifting about.
  • Mercifully, halfway across it stops, but the cold continues to bite bone deep as we scurry up the bankside. Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer
  • What, then, is the status of the direct, point-blank parody of bureaucrats scurrying behind blue blinds?
  • A kind of existential film noir, the movie seems to belong to the doom-laden era of post-war Hollywood, where shadowy streets concealed murderous acts and fate was always breathing down the neck of a scurrying rat.
  • The city centre was deserted after dark, but by early morning, residents were scurrying to buy fresh food and return to their shuttered houses. Times, Sunday Times
  • The scurrying grunts tossed a foot-filled boot on to the cargo deck.
  • The mobile clinic's microscope is not state-of-the-art, but it was clear enough to see the hyperactive flagellated trichomonads scurrying around the field.
  • But a mid-afternoon clap of thunder and the presence of dark, rainy skies sent this reporter scurrying for the safety of his car.
  • Whenever I saw him standing at the bank of elevators, I'd quickly turn and scurry away.
  • The clouds began to roll in around noontime, sending the harbour boats scurrying for shelter. THE DUTCH BLUE ERROR
  • It was literally one of those things where you turn on the light and you see the cockroaches scurrying, which is like a movie, really. From the Gridiron to the Battle Field
  • Martin dribbled up so fast that the ball girl who was mopping the court on that end had to scurry away and avoid getting hit. USATODAY.com - Basketball - Sacramento vs. Minnesota
  • They hurry-scurry hitched a white flag after we warned.
  • The scurrying grunts tossed a foot-filled boot on to the cargo deck.
  • The scurrying tourists with their Nikons and their designer shopping bags are transformed the instant they enter this muted space.
  • In addition, superconductivity was not particularly well understood at the time, especially the effects that would cause a magnet to dramatically and suddenly lose its superconducting powers, a phenomenon known as a "quench" that is invariably accompanied by a loud bang and a scurry to find the exit as the magnetic energy is suddenly dissipated. Tevatron collider falls silent today after 26 years of smash hits
  • A stupendous cinema epic, reduced to a sort of frantic scurrying in a goldfish bowl, might merely seem ridiculous.
  • The first dissonant note of the debate came from an MP who accused the president of ‘scurrying off to his bunker’ after the attacks.
  • One overzealous man even tried to sell him some overripe tomatoes once, and it took only one glare to send the man scurrying on his way.
  • Rosemary cannot comb her wet hair in front of the mirrors, because odds on someone will be standing next to her starkers, so she has to scurry home, hair tangled and flustered. Why do people bare so much flesh?
  • The country sports area alongside the lake will include hunting, shooting, fishing and gun dog scurry together with falconry and ferrets and a live smithing competition each day.
  • The rodents could be heard scurrying about under the beds. The Sun
  • I'd lightly touch my carry-on, glance up from downswept eyes, and men would scurry. Jodi Lampert: Short Like Me, Or, Thanks a Lot, Michelle!
  • It was Mrs. Graham who rebukefully sent her own braw young brood scurrying homeward through the gathering dusk, and then possessed herself of Mrs. Plume. An Apache Princess A Tale of the Indian Frontier
  • The scurrying tourists with their Nikons and their designer shopping bags are transformed the instant they enter this muted space.
  • At night, I toss and turn, and watch my trusty verminous companions scurrying to and fro.
  • Snakes, crocodiles, and crabs scurry and swim about the forest floor.
  • One can listen to the rustle of woodland leaves or birdsong and view the scurrying wild animals or the graceful gliding swans.
  • A few minutes later, Sandro came scurrying from the alley, and placed his blood soaked muzzle in Bodhan’s lap, his bright phosphorescent eyes projecting sheer joy as his striped prehensile tail coiled and uncoiled rapidly. 365 tomorrows » Patricia Stewart : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day
  • And she does so in language that is routinely sublime; much of her prose jauntily gnaws on the page (Clinton "had not changed her name after marrying her big-pawed law school swain"; Rachel Maddow succeeded "thanks to a combination of brisk thinking and galumphing good cheer"), causing this reader to alternately grin and scurry to a dictionary. AJ Rossmiller: Brilliant New Book About Gender and 2008 Election
  • When someone accidentally bumps him on the street, his ranting makes bystanders scurry away.
  • Pictures of starving children have sent many people scurrying to donate money.
  • The noise of the explosion sent the villagers scurrying back into their homes.
  • The country sports area alongside the lake will include hunting, shooting, fishing and gun dog scurry together with falconry and ferrets and a live smithing competition each day.
  • We could hear the mice scurrying about in the walls.
  • It was scurrying around, close to the bag of fruit on a work surface. The Sun
  • That play sends Hamilton scurrying across the court, then back along the baseline and up toward the free throw line.
  • The stairs leading from the servants level to ground were well-travelled routes, with untold scores of menials scurrying to and fro between their masters and duties.
  • He doesn't scurry through his phone bill and make sure he wasn't overcharged.
  • Time to turn on the lights and watch them scurry back into the darkness … Their excessive postings and repeating their reich winged swill is all they have … So much hate, they truly are a miserable lot. Think Progress » Bush advised to ‘lawyer up.’
  • There were 10 or so tiny younglings scurrying about.
  • It was this organized effort to undermine slavery… that put such a strain on intersectional relations and sent antagonists and protagonists of slavery scurrying headlong into the 1850s determined to have their uncompromising way.
  • The rain sent everyone scurrying for shelter.
  • Traveling by airboat over thick, floating marshes and rounded levees, he enthusiastically points at countless alligators, scurrying nutrias, and several bald eagle nests.
  • When she looked down she could see all sorts of people scurrying round the ward. A Time of War
  • After the frantic scurry of the days before our departure, it was soothing to have no telephone calls, no letters to answer, not much to do but look after the baby, and eat, drink and sleep.
  • Rats scurry along dark alleys, each filthy pavement and passage harbours disease, household waste is flung from windows and danger lurks on every corner.
  • I politely excuse myself and scurry out the door feeling like a guilty and confused child who's just walked in on something they don't quite understand and somehow feel bad about.
  • By now, he was used to waking up in the middle of the night; attire mussed and nightcap askew, and scurrying to open the door for His Grace's wide circle of friends.
  • Nor was it the overpowering smell or the rodents scurrying around just out of sight. Times, Sunday Times
  • They soap up, rinse quickly, wrap themselves in a mountain of towels and scurry back to their lockers, to the safety of untucked, dark XXL-size polo shirts and creative layering.
  • They decide to sink the boat to ensure it can't be salvaged, and are horrified when British sailors scurry out onto the deck and leap into the vast and dark Atlantic as the vessel sinks.
  • Word has it that Sundance is, while financially secure, scurrying to secure new sponsorship partners after some have fallen out.
  • It makes me laugh to think about Trijang Rinpoche scurrying to collect his offerings, saying to his attendant, �put this one away�and this one�and this one�. Gelug Conference
  • At evening when he makes bold to stroll through the yards among the roadmen some tale of Regan will send him scurrying back light-hearted to the old terminal to count his money, hidden in a can behind some loose bricks in the wall. The Best Short Stories of 1919 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story
  • The clouds began to roll in around noontime, sending the harbour boats scurrying for shelter. THE DUTCH BLUE ERROR
  • Nor was it the overpowering smell or the rodents scurrying around just out of sight. Times, Sunday Times
  • As the rodents scurry about eating Douglas fir seed, their droppings are distributed widely in the burned area of a forest.
  • How the little animals would scurry if the larl emerged from its cage! Cinnamon Roll
  • But this time the bull isn't playing, and he charges, sending the surprised matador scurrying behind the barrera to the catcalls of the crowd, as a horn thunks into the thick wood and the bull snorts and paws around the barrera, seeking the missing man. There is no such thing as a bullfight
  • Whenever the director needed more information, his minions were sent scurrying in all directions to obtain it.
  • It is this concrete fact, this reality, which gives the parachuting artificial limbs, the madly scurrying amputees, its terrifying metaphoric power.
  • He was certain there were roaches scurrying about.
  • While other character referees chose to scurry straight out of court or only give written statements, Andrew Vizard sat next to his brother before and after his evidence.
  • Fish was up 3-0 in the first set when heavy rain sent more than 9,000 fans scurrying from the Family Circle Tennis Center. USATODAY.com - U.S. finishes off Belarus to reach Davis Cup final
  • A silence fell over the pair as they watched the humans scurry about like worker ants near an anthill, each with their own individual tasks to carry out- and occasionally grouping together for a team effort.
  • The promenade was often crowded with gentlemen and ladies, shaded from the summer sun by parasols, and children scurrying on the beach.
  • But along came Tom, with his low-cut velvet hipsters and his slinky jersey dresses, and grunge was sent scurrying off back to Seattle.
  • The country all about abounds in objects of beauty and interest, yet is all too often neglected by the holiday-maker at the neighbouring seaside towns a few miles away, or the scurrying motorist speeding down along the Plymouth road. Legend Land, Volume 2 Being a Collection of Some of The Old Tales Told in Those Western Parts of Britain Served by The Great Western Railway
  • Lacey quickly opened the door wider allowing them scurry in and empty the steaming buckets in the washtub.
  • Birds twittered and snapped up the insect life that failed to scurry away, their songs filling the air with brilliant melody.
  • Both traversed the forest swiftly and easily, scurrying over rocks and against foliage with utmost grace.
  • Whoever wins – former mayor Ken Livingstone or former MP Oona King – will have a 20-month warm-up period before taking on Johnson (presuming, that is, Boris's ambition to replace David Cameron doesn't prompt him to quit City Hall and scurry back to the Commons). To beat Boris in London, Labour must bide its time
  • The little replicators are now all "slaved" -- no longer running loose but under tight control -- and they scurry about busily; the astonishing sharp shadows and black sky still delight him. Mother Of Storms
  • To that, let me just add, ‘Chicks and ducks and geese better scurry.’
  • Hands went scurrying aloft to get in the foretopsail and forecourse, and other hands went to the main braces. Mr. Midshipman Easy
  • Chefs and Apprentices scurry around, cooking pastries and birds.
  • In Equinox Flower, Hirayama is left alone in an empty room as both his wife and daughter scurry in and out.
  • He could spot mental mistakes and misjudgments in a ball game quicker than an airborne eagle catches sight of prey scurrying around on the ground.
  • Strange birds made ominous sounds, and small scurrying creatures fled into the protection of the hoary underbrush.
  • A further price spike followed by a sudden sell-off could spook corporate CEOs, sending them scurrying back to their foxholes.
  • Companies are also scurrying to rebuild depleted inventories, as stock levels sink to record lows in relation to sales.
  • When she looked down she could see all sorts of people scurrying round the ward. A Time of War
  • Scurrying about in the woodland fringes, hedges and feeding sites are finches, tits and thrushes keep your eyes open for the occasional hen harrier, merlin and sparrowhawk.
  • They scurry across the marble floors, perch snoozing on the railings and snuggle into holes low down in the walls, their long tails poking out.
  • The chicks all scurry to shelter; but if the same models are drawn backward, they do not.
  • When dark imaginations seek images that speak to fear of contagion and plague, rats scurrying out of garbage piles and sewer holes supply a metaphor for humans.
  • The scurrying around may be imagined. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history
  • She watched tall, pale elves, as thin as slivers of moonlight, glide across branches, and she saw monkeylike and catlike men and women scurry among them. Enchanted Ivy
  • Eastern grey squirrels scurry up the Norway maple shading my bedroom window.
  • Raincoated figures scurry into the school opposite.
  • There was no follow-up of panicky wings or scurrying small mammals: it was too far away for that. MOONDROP TO MURDER
  • A story about the birth of quintuplets shouldn't send all expectant couples scurrying to buy 5 cribs.
  • Workers in red coveralls scurry around building scaffolds.
  • Ciara is friendly, with a southern accent that sends the end of each sentence scurrying upwards.
  • Looking at his standard-issue scurrying gait, his shrugging, mousey demeanour, and then witnessing the preternatural skittering electricity in those feet, you wonder why there hasn't ever been one of these before, or even hundreds of them. Ten ways to satisfy your constant craving for El Clásico | Barney Ronay
  • What, then, is the status of the direct, point-blank parody of bureaucrats scurrying behind blue blinds?
  • No scampering or scurrying. Understand, Little Chef?
  • They hurry - scurry a white flag after we warned.
  • He loved catching bugs in jars and would peer in through the glass, mesmerized, to watch them scurry about.
  • The girls jump up and scurry over to the crustaceans for closer inspection.
  • During the rush on a Saturday night, he looks as if he is overseeing traumatised, scurrying troops during a bombardment.
  • Several of these places were hygienically challenged, with mangy dogs scurrying about, leaking sewage pipes and nowhere to bathe.
  • Every single one is simply a scurrying shadow or quick image of a ghost accompanied by a loud whomp of scare noise from the orchestra.
  • The scurrying grunts tossed a foot-filled boot on to the cargo deck.
  • I can only watch so much Clark + May touring Britain and Nigella scurrying about Harvey Nicks before really missing the grotty parts of Sunset Blvd, In-N-Out Double Doubles, my Sunday cardio aka: Target, and the wide open car park also known as the 405. Five USA Rebrand Pulses American Spirit « Art & Business of Motion
  • Along about the time Orion's sword sloped down the west Chabot heard their gruntled noises and the scurry of the flock. Bitterness of Women
  • Soldiers scurry about frantically, climbing atop stacked chairs to see over the transport.
  • He jumped the good ship "Republican" for the swift boat "Liberal" and now he will sink like the rest of the scurrying rats. william gair Former opponent endorses Specter
  • And worse was to come; we had many weeks ahead where I, I, was to scurry as maid and skivvy, coaching her in the art of being Florence Reynolds, readying her for marriage to my groom! The wrecking of the 'Tayleur'
  • You never see them scurrying to school, as we did, with baskets and biscuit tins containing ingredients.
  • Londoners tend to scurry outside at the slightest hint of sunshine, so feel free to look for a parting of the clouds and mention how lovely it is.
  • Most lacertid lizards are content scurrying in and out of nooks and crannies in walls and between rocks. innovations-report
  • Scurrying about in the woodland fringes, hedges and feeding sites are finches, tits and thrushes keep your eyes open for the occasional hen harrier, merlin and sparrowhawk.
  • It was scurrying around, close to the bag of fruit on a work surface. The Sun
  • He also saw three or four masked men scurry away from the bank under cover of the smoke.
  • Gerard bent cautiously to the rat's box—would it spring out, bite him, then scurry away across the floor to live behind the baseboard forever, like some cartoon incarnation?
  • There followed a scurry round to assemble a scratch team, kit them up, organise travel arrangements etc.
  • Ken spots a rat sitting comfortably on the shelf, then watches it scurry behind a toaster oven.
  • Avoid strong lights near the bed-a powerful beam on your missus' bare butt will have her scurrying for cover.
  • If a hawk flies over their coop, they scurry to shelter; if a pigeon, they do not.
  • The shrill howls of moral outrage that harried Tommy Sheridan to his incarceration had barely died when some fresh apostasies were spotted and the burning crosses have been scurrying hither and yon to see what can be condemned. Think Diouf is vile? Listen to the fans | Kevin McKenna
  • Scurry washed and blow-dried the model's natural hair, then wrapped individual pieces around a small-barrel curling iron to set coils.
  • Whenever the director needed more information, his minions were sent scurrying in all directions to obtain it.
  • A blonde was scurrying across the parking lot, her hair caught in the updraft of the wind.
  • I often come down this lane at night, slowly, in case a badger is scurrying into the bank or a hare making off for the open fields, and in the early autumn the steep perspective here gives the full moon the look of an enormous poacher's lantern hanging up in the trees. Coming Home
  • His mice are to be found everywhere: scurrying across church pews and altars, sitting on oak ashtrays, inside clock cases and on oak bookends, even peeking out from beneath oak dining tables and chairs designed for grand country homes.
  • Whenever the director needed more information, his minions were sent scurrying in all directions to obtain it.
  • April 2, 2008 at 3:51 am i surched for ‘aktv8td’ on da googglie, cauz i wuz confuzzled, an dis payge showded up awn it alreddy! da googlie is a lil scurry somtyms. wen did it get so fast? catmoflage - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • The jays were going cuckoo over the Cheezie Nuggies, most definitely savoring the zesty cheddary richness, scurrying back to their nests to regurgitate from their crops their loads of dull little seeds and romping expectantly back to my windowsill for a fresh new load of Nug-gies. Shampoo Planet
  • The great gray is extremely powerful, able to crash through thick crusts of snow to seize rodents scurrying beneath.
  • Much scurrying about and golf clubs down trouser legs ensue. Times, Sunday Times
  • A blonde was scurrying across the parking lot, her hair caught in the updraft of the wind.
  • Several years ago, Pauline made a crablike robot that would scurry across the floor.
  • A confident man will never be described as "scurrying," "creeping" or "sneaking," so pay attention to the way you walk. FOXNews.com
  • It was scurrying around, close to the bag of fruit on a work surface. The Sun
  • At that moment a stentorian call pealed above the dismantled camp, and there began a vast surge of the mass of Nakonkirhirinons toward the waiting canoes, a dragging of goods and chattels, a hurry of crying children, a scurrying of squaws. The Maid of the Whispering Hills
  • Keller looked over at the steam rising from the catapult on the forward deck, watched the sailors scurrying around to ready it to fire the next jet skyward.
  • I had to hit the bushes and be very still as the cops strafed the area with their searchlights, but I made it, scurrying up the back steps to my apartment in a fourplex on Garfield Avenue. 'The Night of the Gun'
  • Most people wilt under my malevolent glare and scurry away, with the exception of my friend's ex who replied, ‘You find me a microwave big enough first!’
  • I wanted to squeal - a sloth bear and her cubs were scurrying towards a tree. The Sun
  • The rodents could be heard scurrying about under the beds. The Sun
  • The attack began, sending residents scurrying for cover.
  • "Shotgun!" he shouted, scurrying to the passenger side.
  • There was a scurry of movement in the beechnut mast, then a small animal raced straight up the smooth trunk. The Plains of Passage
  • I keep squinting up at the clock and accidentally catching the eye of busy-looking workers who scurry by with sheafs of paper, steaming mugs of coffee and harried expressions.
  • He could feel himself slowly melting into the kind of troglodyte you sometimes saw scurrying off the end of the subway platform. T2: INFILTRATOR
  • While everyone was scurrying around trying to figure out how to embrace Matt Dillon's overlong, otherwise decent directing debut, there was no need for equivocation about Washington's work.
  • Seaweed of strange varieties, and of every fantastic shape and texture, the round balls of fibrous grass, like gigantic thistledowns, which scurry before the light breeze, as though endued with life, the white oval shells of the cuttle-fish, and the shapeless hideous masses of dead _medusæ_, all lie about in extricable confusion on the sandy shores of the East Coast. In Court and Kampong Being Tales and Sketches of Native Life in the Malay Peninsula
  • Instantly dazzled, I scurry along to the top of a bed at the very end, by the corner, where a petrol lamp jingles unnoticed from a ceiling grapnel.
  • There was a scurrying from the top deck and Phrynus saw a messenger leap off the side, white toga flying, a parchment held high before him. The One Handed Rower of Myonnesus « A Fly in Amber
  • Mariam did surmise, by the way Nana said the word, that it was an ugly, loathsome thing to be a harami, like an insect, like the scurrying cockroaches Nana was always cursing and sweeping out of the kolba. Excerpt: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  • By midnight there are only a few left and a sudden flurry of snow sends the rest scurrying for the warmer shelter of their houses.
  • The hurry and scurry of airports, the deceits and disputes of hotels, the fluster of trains and taxis - he was beyond it all.
  • The Fembots have junk (found all over the stage), and scurry around like men on a mission between songs.
  • Exterior view of lone figures scurrying across empty squares dominated by heroic statuary.
  • The massive stone avalanche fell on the scurrying cougar, and forced the big cat to take refuge in the canyon.
  • They hear something scurry up the tree and Haldir cannot recognize it.
  • Structurally, the 18-minute work swings between two moods, scurrying and keening. Times, Sunday Times
  • He ordered his hound to hark away when the fox was scurrying out of its cave.
  • He could not get out of the barn; and the idea of scurrying blindly hither and thither in the dark, within the captivity of the four walls, with this phantom gliding after him, and visiting him with that soft hideous touch upon cheek or shoulder at every turn, was intolerable. The Prince and the Pauper; a tale for young people of all ages
  • In the snarl of weeds near the fountain, something moved with a scurrying little sound. A Time of War
  • After the rivals see what the court has done, the Republicans and Democrats scurry to make a deal to create or abolish districts so as to protect their favorites and discommode their known enemies, rivals or potential adversaries. Henry J. Stern: Pants Heating Up
  • The promenade was often crowded with gentlemen and ladies, shaded from the summer sun by parasols, and children scurrying on the beach.
  • To enhance the look, Scurry gave her what he terms good-looking undone hair by braiding the locks back into a fishtail-style upsweep from nape to crown, with a few loose locks softly framing her face.
  • lashed the scurrying horses
  • We were scurrying about until the last minute before the party.
  • Splashing water at me and throwing little balls of perfumed soap, she squealed and retreated into a corner of the room like I was a creature scurrying after her with sharp pointy teeth.
  • Some farmers use nets to catch rats, which start scurrying when they hear the roar of tractors and threshers.
  • No one minded, because fast food - with the emphasis on fast - is exactly what hurrying, scurrying transients want.
  • Rats scurry along dark alleys, each filthy pavement and passage harbours disease, household waste is flung from windows and danger lurks on every corner.
  • I have a bad habit of staying in bed till the last minute and then scurrying about in the morning, rushing to get to whatever my first appointment of the day is.
  • In fact, every single day, we have seen squirrels, young and old, scurrying up and down its magnificent branches, nosing around for food, or simply chasing each other for fun.
  • One year ago to the day I stood behind a wire fence staring at a confusion of cranes, bulldozers and lorries scurrying around what could only be described as a building site.
  • Avoid strong lights near the bed-a powerful beam on your missus' bare butt will have her scurrying for cover.
  • I really thought that a team of top Central officials and water experts would be scurrying about in the two States, visiting the areas where the crop was wilting and where the impounded water was standing.
  • Furlong began to feel very uncomfortable; the conversation ended; down came the servant, to whom Furlong was about to address himself, when the man said, "He would be with him in a minit," and vanished; a sort of reconnoitering party, one by one, then passed through the hall, eyeing the stranger very suspiciously, any of them to whom Furlong ventured a word scurrying off in double-quick time. Handy Andy, Volume One A Tale of Irish Life, in Two Volumes
  • Soon enough he was scampering runs and cutting through point fiercely enough to send the fielders scurrying. Times, Sunday Times
  • Faced with uncertain economic climes, we are scurrying back to the warm embrace of the stodgy sweet. Times, Sunday Times
  • the rats and roaches scurrying along the sapless planks

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