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English noun: scurry

1. scurry (act) rushing about hastily in an undignified way

Synonymsscamper, scramble

Broader (hypernym)haste, hurry, rush, rushing

English verb: scurry

1. scurry (motion) to move about or proceed hurriedly

SamplesSo terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground.

Synonymsscamper, scuttle, skitter

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)run

Narrower (hyponym)crab

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