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synonyms for scurries

  • 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 scurries

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

From his district offices, there scurries forth a corps of smooth-tongued, quick-witted young men—the travelling passenger agents.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
And above the wind, as it whips scurries of snow around the corners, pipes Will's voice as they trudge home.
A WARWICKSHIRE LADGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
Mrs. Bobster scurries around and does all her out of doors chores before dark.
THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS UNDER CANVASGRACE BROOKS HILL
A wind that was already cold played over the frosty waves and sent little scurries of sand twisting along the beach.
SKIPPY BEDELLEOWEN JOHNSON
White-haired plump Madame scurries over to her place at the door to collect the dinner toll.
THE STARS & STRIPES, VOL 1, NO 1, FEBRUARY 8, 1918AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES
Presently a red squirrel rushes out of the thicket at the left, scurries along the rails and up and down the posts.
WAYS OF WOOD FOLKWILLIAM J. LONG
At the least alarm a flock of rose-finches feeding on the ground scurries into the nearest tree with a loud fluttering of wings.
GLIMPSES OF INDIAN BIRDSDOUGLAS DEWAR
Also it disturbs the squirrel who scurries up to the topmost twigs of an elm nearly a hundred feet high.
SOME WINTER DAYS IN IOWAFREDERICK JOHN LAZELL
I brought Nana up myself and she scurries away in her bare feet every morning and I never see her again all day.
L'ASSOMMOIREMILE ZOLA
Several 'scurries' and mule races took place, and everyone enjoyed the fun thoroughly, especially the mules.
THROUGH PALESTINE WITH THE 20TH MACHINE GUN SQUADRONUNKNOWN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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