Examples of hurried in a Sentence
The general was forced to make a hurried decision.
She had a hurried meeting with her advisers before speaking to the press.
Recent Examples of hurried from the Web
Like a basketball version of a smoke detector or check-engine light, Golden State’s coach jolted towards the court to warn of impending danger, unleashing a hurried timeout call midway through the first quarter.
The session is gavelled in by the presiding speaker, the Republican representative Chris Kannady, who begins moving through the day’s agenda with a hurried voice, like a bored auctioneer.
The hurried kiss and his tongue latched around my left nipple.
Among Jackson's allies, even within the West Wing, some have grumbled that Trump's hurried decision to elevate him without extensive vetting has essentially let Jackson hang out to dry.
Early Tuesday morning, Rittenhouse Square had all but returned to normal as residents of the relatively upscale neighborhood walked their dogs and others hurried to work.
Telegram had ordered its lawyers to skip the hearing in protest of the hurried process.
The hurried moves came a day after Trump surprised the military and some of his own staff with talk of deploying troops to guard the border.
For a moment, the only sounds were the hurried prayers of the civil servants mumbling under their breath.
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HURRIED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hurried for English Language Learners
: happening or done very quickly or too quickly
: working very quickly or too quickly
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