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flurry

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flurry

  1. 1 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity a flurry of activity on the floor of the stock market as soon as the news spread Synonyms of flurry burst, flare, flare-up, flash, flicker, outbreak, flutter, outburst, spurtWords Related to flurry recrudescence, recurrence, renewal; binge, jag, spree; boost, increase, pickup, upswing, upturn; epidemic, eruption, explosion, paroxysm; deluge, flood, rush, spate, surge, volley; commotion, furor, uproarNear Antonyms of flurry calm, doldrums, slump

  2. 2 a sudden brief rush of wind a flurry that scattered the fallen leaves Synonyms of flurry blast, blow, gust, scud, williwaw, windblastWords Related to flurry breeze, zephyr; current, draft; air, breath, waft; puff, whiff; bluster, gale, hurricane, squall, tempest, tornado, windstorm; northeaster, norther, northerly, northwester, southeaster, southwester, westerly

  3. 3 a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once a patient with a mysterious illness being subjected to a flurry of tests Synonyms of flurry blitz, blitzkrieg, bombardment, cannonade, drumbeat, drumfire, barrage, fusillade, hail, salvo, shower, storm, volleyWords Related to flurry broadside, earful; avalanche, burst, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, discharge, engulfment, flood, flood tide, flush, gush, inundation, outburst, outflow, outpouring, overflow, rash, spate, surge, torrent; current, river, stream, tide; excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplusNear Antonyms of flurry dribble, drip, trickle


flurry

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flurry

  1. to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy flurried by visions of falls and broken bones, the parents wouldn't even allow the child to ride a bike Synonyms of flurry agitate, ail, alarm (also alarum), bother, concern, derail, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distemper, distract, distress, exercise, disturb, frazzle, freak (out), fuss, hagride, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, weird out, worryWords Related to flurry aggravate, anger, annoy, bug, chafe, chivy (or chivvy), exasperate, fret, gall, get, grate, harass, harry, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put off, put out, rile, vex; bedevil, haunt, plague; abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, jar, mortify, nonplus, rattle, shake up; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, unnerveNear Antonyms of flurry allay, alleviate, assuage; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiateAntonyms of flurry calm, compose, quiet, settle, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)



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