scurrying

[ US /ˈskɝiɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /skˈʌɹɪɪŋ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. moving with great haste
    lashed the scurrying horses
    affection for this hurrying driving...little man
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How To Use scurrying In A Sentence

  • A sudden rain sent everyone scurrying for shelter.
  • | Reply | Permalink countercharge that for so long set Dems quaking and scurrying off to their consultants for advice. Obama Decries "Second Gilded Age"
  • 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.
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