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verb as in move along swiftly

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As the Tube arrives, she scurries toward the exit, ditching her bag on the steps.

From his district offices, there scurries forth a corps of smooth-tongued, quick-witted young men—the travelling passenger agents.

And above the wind, as it whips scurries of snow around the corners, pipes Will's voice as they trudge home.

Mrs. Bobster scurries around and does all her out of doors chores before dark.

A wind that was already cold played over the frosty waves and sent little scurries of sand twisting along the beach.

White-haired plump Madame scurries over to her place at the door to collect the dinner toll.


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

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