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It’s a tall order, period, let alone in such a condensed time frame, leaving some to question whether such a hurried legislative push can lead to anything meaningful.

From TIme

Two days of hurried packing later, the residents, most of whom are ambulatory, piled onto two school buses from LaFourche Parish for the expected four hour and 40 minute ride inland.

From Time

The book uses perspectives of the very young and very old, which offers a much-needed reset to my hurried mind.

It was a look back at diagnosis codes, often entered by hurried clinicians.

Davis was one of the last ones out and hurried to follow the other hostages, who were being marched down the thoroughfare.

It was nearing naptime and so the three hurried to grab groceries, worrying that the baby would get fussy after too long.

He hurried back and learned that a group of young men had come in after filming a rap video out on Webster Avenue.

State officials, military and aviation experts in both countries hurried to shift the blame for the catastrophe.

I ran the usual diagnostic tests and had the usual conversations and hurried importantly along the endless hospital corridors.

Hoosier hurried on board the boat, and followed Dick's instructions to the letter.

At Felipe's cry, the women waiting in the hall hurried in, wailing aloud as their first glance showed them all was over.

A small contingent of the members hurried off to applaud the successful comic opera of the hour.

How long he lay there he did not know, but he opened his eyes when from the outside he heard hurried footsteps.

He hurried to the Hotel d'Ettres; but the scenes of careless gaiety he saw there, seemed only to chafe his mind.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hurried, such as: abrupt, cursory, hasty, headlong, hectic, and precipitous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.