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Flurry Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    flurry n
  1. a rapid bustling commotion [syn: bustle, hustle, ado, fuss, stir]
  2. 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" [syn: snow flurry] v
  3. move in an agitated or confused manner
  4. cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her" [syn: confuse, disconcert, put off}] [also: flurried]
Flurry Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Flurry \Flur"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flurried; p. pr. & vb. n. Flurrying.] To put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm. --H. Swinburne.
Flurry Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Flurry \Flur"ry\, n.; pl. Flurries. [Prov. E. flur to ruffle.]
  1. A sudden and brief blast or gust; a light, temporary breeze; as, a flurry of wind.
  2. A light shower or snowfall accompanied with wind. Like a flurry of snow on the whistling wind. --Longfellow.
  3. Violent agitation; commotion; bustle; hurry. The racket and flurry of London. --Blakw. Mag.
  4. The violent spasms of a dying whale.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Flurry'

  • Flurry: Flurry may refer to: A snow flurry ; that is, a brief snow shower. Flurry, a Mac OS X screensaver Flurry, a Super Mario series enemy ...
  • Snow flurry: A snow flurry is a brief instance of light snow , with very little or no accumulation of snow on the ground. See also : Snow shower ...
  • Gerald Flurry: Gerald Ray Flurry (born April 12, 1935) is the founder and Pastor General of the Philadelphia Church of God (PCG), a small church based in ...
  • Robert L. Flurry: Robert Luther Flurry, Jr. (November 15, 1933 – September 3, 2008) was a chemistry professor and researcher who authored three chemistry ...

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