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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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