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synonyms for scurried

  • bustle
  • dart
  • dash
  • hurry
  • rip
  • scamper
  • scoot
  • scuttle
  • sprint
  • whisk
  • zip
  • barrel
  • dust
  • fly
  • hasten
  • race
  • run
  • rush
  • scud
  • shoot
  • skim
  • tear
  • whirl
  • hop along
  • scutter
  • step along
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antonyms for scurried

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  • slow
  • walk
  • dawdle
  • loaf
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How to use scurried in a sentence

Rare and beautiful birds came and watched the barefooted children as they scurried around, building their wall of masonry.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
The girl scurried by and darted from the room, dodging the smiting hand which the host raised as she flew past him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Just at this moment a rabbit scurried across the road, and the dogs, with yelps of delight, took after it.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
They scurried down a long, dismal lane toward a low-lying range of hills pertly wooded with bald patches of barren earth and rock.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
But with the first shot both men left the house by the mill and scurried like rabbits for the open fields.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Then he stood there in sudden uncontrollable laughter as audibly frightened footsteps scurried away into the night.
FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERSF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Instantly a little white mouse hopped out of the silver dish and scurried away.
MIGHTY MIKKOPARKER FILLMORE
They, and the little grey furry animals that scurried high on the branches of the trees on moonlight nights, made very good food.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Flocks of ducks with their funny, featherless broods scurried over the water, disturbed by the sudden appearance of the canoe.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
All day long the storm howled, the snow drifted and scurried around the cabin.
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS SNOWBOUNDGEORGE A. WARREN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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