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synonyms for scurrying

  • 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 scurrying

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

They looked down at Grandfather Mole, who was still scurrying frantically about the garden.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
But agitation unlocks wayward fancies and sends them scurrying inopportunely across the very foreground of the mind.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
As Matt crawled over, he saw a roughly dressed man scurrying to get up the wall at the back of the shelf.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
There followed a yelp, and the animal—coyote or wolf—could be heard scurrying away.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
From a safe distance Beardsley adjusted his glasses and observed the frantic, scurrying techs, many of them nursing burned hands.
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
Dangerfield had found a few hours rest in the morning, a rest broken by scurrying, baneful dreams.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
A few moments later he was on the other motor-cycle and scurrying toward the trail.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The Dyaks, scurrying through the banyan groves and bamboo thickets, enclosed it on the rear and landward sides.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
A sudden commotion among the sheep, terrified bleating, quick scurrying of feet, shook Mackenzie out of his reflections.
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
What are they doing, whither are they going, these scurrying men and women?
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCURRYING

  • darting
  • dashing
  • expediting
  • flying
  • propelling
  • racing
  • running
  • rushing
  • scurrying
  • speeding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.