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synonyms for scurry

  • 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
See also synonyms for: scurried / scurries / scurrying
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antonyms for scurry

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

It has also caused a panicked scurry for antiviral drug remdesivir, which became a popular therapy option as India’s case count kept surging past all previous records.
INDIA IS FIGHTING A HEALTHCARE CRISIS OF UNIMAGINABLE PROPORTIONS WITH WOEFULLY OUTDATED SCIENCEMANAVI KAPURAPRIL 30, 2021QUARTZ
She bent above the page, and in the fever of her interest seemed to pounce on it and scurry over it.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
The squad took advantage of the confusion to drop their burden and scurry out of sight in the throng.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
A sleepy beetle dropped on its back; he turned it over and watched it scurry across the grass.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
We had to scurry out in a hurry to avoid being penned there.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
In the hurry and scurry that ensued, Sandy escaped sadly to the square.
AULD LICHT IDYLLSJ. M. BARRIE
As the last words were uttered Dick heard a scurry of feet, then came a faint scream, cut short by the Mexican.
THE BOY LAND BOOMERRALPH BONEHILL
The rooster had made a short scurry to the side, his driver trying to persuade him back to the straight path.
THE AUTOMOBILE GIRLS IN THE BERKSHIRESLAURA DENT CRANE
The girls, even in their dumb agony, were dully conscious of a scurry of feet up and down the stairs.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
However, when he saw Cuni's little white scut scurry by, his instinct told him that this was what he sought.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
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WORDS RELATED TO SCURRY

  • bestir
  • dash
  • dust
  • flit
  • flutter
  • fuss
  • hasten
  • hum
  • hurry
  • hustle
  • run
  • rush
  • scamper
  • scramble
  • scurry
  • scuttle
  • stir
  • tear
  • whirl
  • whisk
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