bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir(noun)
a rapid active commotion
flurry, snow flurry(verb)
a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that)
"he had to close the window against the flurries"; "there was a flurry of chicken feathers"
move in an agitated or confused manner
confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off(verb)
cause to feel embarrassment
"The constant attention of the young man confused her"
A brief snowfall.
A shower of dust, leaves etc. brought on by a sudden gust of wind.
Any sudden activity; a stir.
The day before the wedding was a flurry of preparations.
A snack consisting of soft ice cream studded small pieces of fruit, cookie, etc.
To agitate, bewilder, disconcert.
To move or fall in a flurry.
Origin: Probably onomatopoeic.
a sudden and brief blast or gust; a light, temporary breeze; as, a flurry of wind
a light shower or snowfall accompanied with wind
violent agitation; commotion; bustle; hurry
the violent spasms of a dying whale
to put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm
Origin: [Prov. E. flur to ruffle.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
flur′i, n. a sudden blast or gust: agitation: bustle: the death-agony of the whale: a fluttering assemblage of things, as snowflakes.—v.t. to agitate, to confuse:—pr.p. flurr′ying; pa.p. flurr′ied.—v.t. Flurr, to scatter.—v.i. to fly up. [Prob. onomatopœic, suggested by flaw, hurry, &c.]
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Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The convulsive movements of a dying whale. Also, a light breeze of wind shifting to different points, and causing a little ruffling on the sea. Also, hurry and confusion.
The numerical value of flurry in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of flurry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of flurry in a Sentence
There were a flurry of concerns raised in the wake of the accident in Philadelphia.
You see this flurry of activity by a tough President Obama as he exits the office, you can’t put daylight between the US and Israel.
Some companies are being forced to sell, opportunistic buyers and strategic players with a long-term view find themselves with a flurry of good Brazilian assets.
It is time we let this process play out and crucially regulators also need a time out to assess the impact of all the flurry of measures adopted since the great financial crisis.
The classic New York skyline has changed dramatically since Weegee's day, and the flurry of often mundane building construction over the last decades has obscured many of New York's iconic skyscrapers.
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- вихрушка, поривBulgarian
- frenesí, ráfagaSpanish
- tuisku, mylläkkä, hullunmylly, pyörreFinnish
- tormenta, folata, innervosire, agitazioneItalian
- opwelling, wervelen, bewegen, sneeuwbui, oproeren, wervelingDutch
- lufada, nevezinhaPortuguese
- будоражить, взбудоражить, суета, суматоха, снегопад, шквал, листопад, суетитьсяRussian
- snöby, virrvarrSwedish
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