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English definition of “scurry”

scurry

verb [I usually + adv/prep]     /ˈskʌr.i/ US  /ˈskɝː-/
to move quickly , with small , short steps : The mouse scurried across the floor . The noise of the explosion sent the villagers scurry ing back into their homes .Moving quickly scurry     noun [S] Moving quickly
(Definition of scurry verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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