flurry

Part of speech: verb

To bewilder; agitate; fluster.

Part of speech: noun

A sudden commotion; flutter; hurry; a light gust of wind.

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Usage examples "flurry":

  1. On her return she brought comfortable news of the man, so the little flurry blew over and was forgotten by all but Sophie, who remained pale and quiet all the evening, tying evergreen as if her life depended on it. - "Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories", Louisa M. Alcott.
  2. Well, now, went on Flurry in his slow voice, I'll tell you a thing that's just come into my head. - "Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.", E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross.
  3. A week afterwards I saw Flurry off at the station. - "Further Experiences of an Irish R.M.", E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross.