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hurried | hurriedly | hurriedness | hurrier | hurries | hurry | hurry scurry | hurry up | hurry-skurry | hurrying | hurryingly

hurry

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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hur=ry
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20 in 20 verses (in OT : 18 in 18 verses) (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

hurryv. t. [OE. horien; cf. OSw. hurra to whirl round, dial. Sw. hurr great haste, Dan. hurre to buzz, Icel. hurr hurly-burly, MHG. hurren to hurry, and E. hurr, whir to hurry; all prob. of imitative origin.].
  •  To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on.  [1913 Webster]
    "Impetuous lust hurries him on."  [1913 Webster]
    "They hurried him abroad a bark."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to urge to confused or irregular activity.  [1913 Webster]
    "And wild amazement hurries up and down
    The little number of your doubtful friends.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to be done quickly.
Syn. -- To hasten; precipitate; expedite; quicken; accelerate; urge.
hurryv. i. 
     To move or act with haste; to proceed with celerity or precipitation; as, let us hurry.  [1913 Webster]
To hurry up, to make haste. [Colloq.]
hurryn. 
     The act of hurrying in motion or business; pressure; urgency; bustle; confusion.  [1913 Webster]
    "Ambition raises a tumult in the soul, it inflames the mind, and puts into a violent hurry of thought."
Syn. -- Haste; speed; dispatch. See Haste.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

hurry, n. & v.
--n. (pl. -ies)
1 a great haste. b (with neg. or interrog.) a need for haste (there is no hurry; what's the hurry?).
2 (often foll. by for, or to + infin.) eagerness to get a thing done quickly.
--v. (-ies, -ied)
1 move or act with great or undue haste.
2 tr. (often foll. by away, along) cause to move or proceed in this way.
3 tr. (as hurried adj.) hasty; done rapidly owing to lack of time.

Idiom
hurry along (or up) make or cause to make haste. in a hurry
1 hurrying, rushed; in a rushed manner.
2 colloq. easily or readily (you will not beat that in a hurry; shall not ask again in a hurry).
Derivative
hurriedly adv. hurriedness n.
Etymology
16th c.: imit.

DEVIL DICTIONARY

hurry

n. The dispatch of bunglers.

THESAURUS

hurry

accelerate, ado, agitation, air speed, bolt, brouhaha, bundle, bustle, buzz about, career, celerity, chase, cheer on, commotion, crowd, dart, dash, dash off, dash on, dig out, dispatch, disquiet, disturbance, dither, double-time, drive, drive on, eagerness, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence, egg, egg on, embroilment, expedite, expedition, expeditiousness, fastness, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, festinate, flight, fling, flit, flurry, flutter, fly, forward, fume, fuss, get cracking, get going, get moving, goad on, ground speed, haste, hasten, hasten off, hasten on, helter-skelter, hie, hie on, hound on, hump, hump it, hurly-burly, hurry about, hurry along, hurry away, hurry on, hurry through, hurry up, hurry-scurry, hurtle, hustle, hustle up, instantaneousness, knots, leap, light out, lightning speed, lose no time, make a fuss, make haste, miles per hour, move quickly, nip, nip off, pell-mell, perturbation, plunge, post, pother, precipitate, precipitation, press, press on, promptitude, promptness, push, push on, push through, quicken, quickness, race, railroad through, rapidity, root on, round pace, rpm, ruffle, run, rush, rush about, rush along, rush around, rush through, rustle, scamper, scamper off, scoot, scour, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, shake a leg, shoot, skedaddle, skin out, snappiness, speed, speed along, speed on, speed up, speediness, spur, spur on, spurt, stampede, step on it, stew, stir, sweat, swift rate, swiftness, swirl, swirling, tear, tear around, tear off, tear out, to-do, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, uproar, upset, urge, urge on, urgency, velocity, vortex, whip, whip along, whip off, whip on, whirl, whiz about, whiz off, yeastiness

ROGET THESAURUS

hurry

Haste

N haste, urgency, despatch, dispatch, acceleration, spurt, spirt, forced march, rush, dash, speed, velocity, precipitancy, precipitation, precipitousness, impetuosity, brusquerie, hurry, drive, scramble, bustle, fuss, fidget, flurry, flutter, splutter, hasty, hurried, brusque, scrambling, cursory, precipitate, headlong, furious, boisterous, impetuous, hotheaded, feverish, fussy, pushing, in haste, in a hurry, in hot haste, in all haste, breathless, pressed for time, hard pressed, urgent, with haste, with all haste, with breathless speed, in haste, apace, amain, all at once, at short notice, immediately, posthaste, by cable, by express, by telegraph, by forced marches, hastily, precipitately, helter-skelter, hurry-skurry, holus-bolus, slapdash, slap-bang, full-tilt, full drive, heels over head, head and shoulders, headlong, a corps perdu, by fits and starts, by spurts, hop skip and jump, sauve qui peut, every man for himself, devil take the hindmost, no time to be lost, no sooner said than done, a word and a blow, haste makes waste, maggiore fretta minore atto, ohne Hast aber ohne Rast stand not upon the order, swift, swift, you dragons of the night.

VB haste, hasten, make haste, make a dash, hurry on, dash on, whip on, push on, press on, press forward, hurry, skurry, scuttle along, barrel along, bundle on, dart to and fro, bustle, flutter, scramble, plunge, plunge headlong, dash off, rush, express, bestir oneself, lose no time, lose not a moment, lose not an instant, make short work of, make the best of one's time, make the best of one's way, be precipitate, jump at, be in haste, be in a hurry, have no time, have not a moment to lose, have not a moment to spare, work against time, quicken, accelerate, expedite, put on, precipitate, urge, whip, railroad.

Excitability

N excitability, impetuosity, vehemence, boisterousness, turbulence, impatience, intolerance, nonendurance, irritability, itching, wincing, disquiet, disquietude, restlessness, fidgets, fidgetiness, agitation, trepidation, perturbation, ruffle, hurry, fuss, flurry, fluster, flutter, pother, stew, ferment, whirl, buck fever, hurry-skurry, thrill, state of excitement, fever of excitement, transport, passion, excitement, flush, heat, fever, heat, fire, flame, fume, blood boiling, tumult, effervescence, ebullition, boiling over, whiff, gust, story, tempest, scene, breaking out, burst, fit, paroxysm, explosion, outbreak, outburst, agony, violence, fierceness, rage, fury, furor, furore, desperation, madness, distraction, raving, delirium, phrensy, frenzy, hysterics, intoxication, tearing passion, raging passion, anger, fascination, infatuation, fanaticism, Quixotism, Quixotry, tete montee, excitable, easily excited, in an excitable state, high-strung, irritable, impatient, intolerant, feverish, febrile, hysterical, delirious, mad, moody, maggoty- headed, unquiet, mercurial, electric, galvanic, hasty, hurried, restless, fidgety, fussy, chafing, startlish, mettlesome, high-mettled, skittish, vehement, demonstrative, violent, wild, furious, fierce, fiery, hot-headed, madcap, overzealous, enthusiastic, impassioned, fanatical, rabid, rampant, clamorous, uproarious, turbulent, tempestuous, tumultuary, boisterous, impulsive, impetuous, passionate, uncontrolled, uncontrollable, ungovernable, irrepressible, stanchless, inextinguishable, burning, simmering, volcanic, ready to burst forth, volatile, excited, exciting, Int, pish!, pshaw!, noli me tangere, filled with fury, rapt, inspir'd, maggiore fretta minore atto.

Velocity

VB move quickly, trip, fisk, speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle, scud, scuddle, scour, scour the plain, scamper, run like mad, beat it, fly, race, run a race, cut away, shot, tear, whisk, zoom, swoosh, sweep, skim, brush, cut along, bowl along, barrel along, barrel, scorch, burn up the track, rush, dash on, dash off, dash forward, bolt, trot, gallop, amble, troll, bound, flit, spring, dart, boom, march in quick time, march in double time, ride hard, get over the ground, hurry, accelerate, put on, quicken, quicken one's pace, mend one's pace, clap spurs to one's horse, make haste, make rapid strides, make forced marches, make the best of one's way, put one's best leg foremost, stir one's stumps, wing one's way, set off at a score, carry sail, crowd sail, go off like a shot, go like a shot, go ahead, gain ground, outstrip the wind, fly on the wings of the wind, keep up with, keep pace with, outstrip, outmarch.


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