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Scurry

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive), Adjective
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scur=ry

CIDE DICTIONARY

Scurryv. i. [Cf. Scur, Skirr.].
     To hasten away or along; to move rapidly; to hurry; as, the rabbit scurried away.  [1913 Webster]
Scurryn. 
     Act of scurrying; hurried movement.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Scurry, v. & n.
--v.intr. (-ies, -ied) run or move hurriedly, esp. with short quick steps; scamper.
--n. (pl. -ies)
1 the act or sound of scurrying.
2 bustle, haste.
3 a flurry of rain or snow.

Etymology
abbr. of hurry-scurry redupl. of HURRY

THESAURUS

Scurry

bolt, bundle, burst, burst of speed, bustle, canter, career, chase, crowd, dart, dash, dash off, dash on, dead run, dogtrot, double-time, drive, festinate, flank speed, flat-out speed, fling, flurry, flutter, fly, forced draft, full gallop, gallop, get going, get moving, hand gallop, haste, hasten, headlong rush, heavy right foot, helter-skelter, hie, high lope, hump, hump it, hurry, hurry on, hurry through, hurry up, hurry-scurry, hurtle, hustle, jog trot, leap, lope, lose no time, make haste, maximum speed, move quickly, open throttle, plunge, post, press on, push on, race, rip, run, rush, rush through, scamper, scoot, scour, scramble, scud, scuffle, scuttle, shin, shoot, skedaddle, speed, sprint, spurt, step on it, tear, trot, wide-open speed, zip, zoom

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