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verb as in move along swiftly

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I chased a tight-lipped Thain as he scurried through the lobby to get back to his headquarters.

Carter scurried back to Mace and reached down to hoist him up.

“Nancy stayed in bed in the hotel room as I scurried around to get the paperwork and the minister and the flowers,” says Campbell.

When the lights went up, the young crowd quickly scurried toward the exit.

Minutes before the panel got underway, an organizer scurried over to the special “reserved” pews, yarmulke in hand.

Rare and beautiful birds came and watched the barefooted children as they scurried around, building their wall of masonry.

The girl scurried by and darted from the room, dodging the smiting hand which the host raised as she flew past him.

Just at this moment a rabbit scurried across the road, and the dogs, with yelps of delight, took after it.

They scurried down a long, dismal lane toward a low-lying range of hills pertly wooded with bald patches of barren earth and rock.

But with the first shot both men left the house by the mill and scurried like rabbits for the open fields.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scurried, such as: whisk, zip, scamper, rip, dart, and dash.

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