Scurry synonyms

skûr'ē, skŭr'ē

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To run or go quickly and lightly:
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To cause or design (a machine, etc.) to operate at a certain speed or speeds
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To be a prostitute, to exchange use of one's body for sexual purposes for money.
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(Intransitive) To run, cycle, etc. at top speed for a short period
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To go from place to place; wander
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(Intransitive, cricket, of a batsman) To walk off the field, as if given out, after the fielding side appeals and before the umpire has ruled; done as a matter of sportsmanship when the batsman believes he is out.
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To dawdle is defined as to waste time or to move excessively slowly.
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(Intransitive) Of a motor, to run rapidly when not engaged to a transmission.
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To perform with great haste:
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The number that is raised to various powers to generate the principal counting units of a number system. The base of the decimal system, for example, is 10.
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To move suddenly and fast
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To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there.
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(Intransitive) Often with up, to speed up the rate of doing something.
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To leave hastily; flee.
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To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions:
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(Cockney rhyming slang) To headbutt, (from loaf of bread)
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Amble means to walk slowly.
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(Intransitive) To move forward quickly upon two feet by alternately making a short jump off either foot. (Compare walk.)
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To change posture or position; stir:
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A hard, hurried climb or advance, as over rough, difficult ground
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To move rapidly along a surface, usually with frequent light contacts or changes of direction; skip or glide quickly:
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To run or move quickly; scurry, esp. away from danger, trouble, etc.
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To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
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To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
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1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
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To torment or worry; harass
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(Reflexive) To hurry (oneself).
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To have as a purpose or an intention; intend:
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To go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart
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(Intransitive) To run hastily; to hurry; to scuttle.
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Find another word for scurry. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scurry, like: scamper, speed, hustle, sprint, stroll, walk, dawdle, race, rush, base and dart.