Examples of scurry in a Sentence
She scurried off to finish the job.
Mice scurried around the house.
Recent Examples of scurry from the Web
Stanley, who has a history of intelligent lyrics, sent his engineer and longtime friend Bill Szymczyk scurrying for a dictionary with that one.
Sam, presumably overwhelmed by the pressure of having to predict the weather in an age of global warming, made a run for it, scurrying up a fence in a desperate bid for freedom.
Solid jobs data that underscored the strength of the economy sent bond bulls scurrying and rattled equity investors.
Usually that food source is in your kitchen, which is why the first sign of ants is usually a few scurrying around on your kitchen countertops.
As hundreds of panicking sailors scurried in fear for their lives, Rabbi Alexander D. Goode, Father John P. Washington and the Revs.
But theatergoers with general admission tickets must scurry about the promenade area as the performers boisterously invade a space outfitted with kiddie pools, benches, fairy lights and even a tiki bar that serves alcoholic refreshments.
Some firms that bought tables, such as WPP, an advertising giant, scurried to distance themselves.
But records and paintings from the 14th and 15th centuries showing adults and kids scurrying on the ice suggest that leisure has long been at least one component of skating.
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Origin and Etymology of scurry
First Known Use: 1810See Words from the same year
barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurry, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoom;
beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it;
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