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synonyms for bustling

  • alive
  • effective
  • operating
  • flowing
  • functioning
  • going
  • mobile
  • movable
  • operative
  • progressive
  • pushing
  • rapid
  • rolling
  • running
  • rushing
  • rustling
  • shifting
  • simmering
  • speeding
  • streaming
  • traveling
  • turning
  • walking
  • working
  • astir
  • at work
  • efficacious
  • exertive
  • hasty
  • impelling
  • in force
  • in play
  • in process
  • moving
  • restless
  • speedy
  • swarming

antonyms for bustling

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  • fixed
  • inoperative
  • unmovable
  • abeyant
  • disinterested
  • dormant
  • idle
  • immobile
  • inactive
  • indifferent
  • inert
  • lazy
  • quiescent
  • quiet
  • sluggish
  • idle
  • inactive
  • lazy
  • quiet
  • unemployed
  • unengaged
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      How to use bustling in a sentence

      The huge engine, the wonderful carriages, the imposing guard, the busy porters and the bustling station.
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      A gray-haired man with a bustling manner and wearing glasses came through the reception room and Mark stopped him.
      THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
      When the Turks saw a destroyer come bustling up at an unusual hour they said to themselves, "fee faw fum!"
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      The streets, which are exclusively inhabited by Chinese, presented a very bustling aspect.
      A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
      The principal street presents a bustling appearance, being much frequented by carriages, as well as pedestrians.
      A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
      You snatch me out of the cold cloister, but, in the bustling, ardent world you condemn me to the conventional chastity?
      BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
      When he reached the abode of Destiny he saw a magnificent palace full of servants constantly bustling about and doing nothing.
      LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
      You would soon tire of it, Chaloner; you were made for active exertion and bustling in the world.
      THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
      He was thus engaged when that bustling woman noiselessly re-entered.
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      Moscow was known as one of the most bustling cities in Europe.
      HISTORICAL TALES, VOL. 6 (OF 15)CHARLES MORRIS
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