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Another word for flurry

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Noun
  1. Agitated, excited movement and activity

      1. (Computing) A cover to protect and hide the back panel of a computer or other office machine.
      2. Excited and often noisy activity; a stir.
      3. An excited activity; a stir.
      1. Movement; activity; agitation
      2. A slight movement:
      3. A stirring, mixing, or poking movement:
      1. (Informal) A brief or experimental try:
      2. A round of parties, etc., one after another
      3. A tumult; uproar; stir
      1. A bathtub or pool having jets of warm water that can be directed toward a body part as for therapeutic purposes.
      2. Water in rapid, violent, whirling motion caused by two meeting currents, by winds meeting tides, etc. and tending to form a circle into which floating objects are drawn; vortex or eddy of water
      3. A bath, as used in hydrotherapy, in which an agitating device propels a current of warm water with a swirling motion
    See also:

    calm

Verb
  1. To impair or destroy the composure of

      1. To stir up or shake up
      2. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
      3. To stir up interest and support through speeches and writing so as to produce changes
      1. To cause to be irritated, especially by repeated acts; trouble or annoy:
      2. To take the trouble (to do something); concern oneself with (accomplishing something):
      3. (Intransitive) To do something which is of negligible inconvenience.
      1. (Now Rare) To disturb the order of
      2. To put into a state of disorder.
      3. To disturb the composure or calm of; perturb.
      1. To make anxious, uneasy, or restless; disturb; fret
      2. To deprive of peace or rest; trouble.
      1. To attract (the attention) away from its original focus; divert.
      2. To cause to feel worried or uneasy; unsettle:
      3. To cause (someone) to have difficulty paying attention to something:
      1. To break up the settled order or orderly working of
      2. To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
      3. To intrude on; inconvenience:
      1. (Intransitive) To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.
      2. To make or become nervous or upset.
      3. (By extension) To confuse, befuddle, throw into panic by making overwrought with confusion.
      1. To cause to be alarmed, agitated, or upset; disturb or trouble greatly
      2. To cause (a system) to become altered or imbalanced from a normal state:
      3. (--- Physics & Astronomy) To cause perturbation in (the orbit of a celestial body, for example) by gravitational interaction.
      1. (Slang) To be thrilling, boisterous, etc.
      2. (Music) To play or dance to rock music.
      3. To excite or cause strong feeling in, as by playing rock music.
      1. To take away the smoothness of; wrinkle; ripple
      2. To turn over (the pages of a book, etc.) rapidly
      3. To beat (a drum, etc.) with a ruffle
      1. To get away from (a pursuer):
      2. To cause to tremble, vibrate, or rock:
      3. To get rid of or put an end to:
      1. To toss a coin, as in letting chance decide something
      2. To move or go impatiently, angrily, or disdainfully, as with a toss of the head
      3. To toss a coin with (someone) for deciding something according to which side will land uppermost
      1. To make upset or uncomfortable
      2. To become unsettled
      3. To change from a settled condition; disrupt:
      1. To become overturned or upset
      2. To disturb the functioning, order, or course of:
      3. To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
      1. To provide with ratlines
      2. To secure ratlines to (shrouds).
    See also:

    calm