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flurry

noun [C]  /ˈflɜr·i, ˈflʌr·i/ us  
a sudden light fall of snow, blown in different directions by the wind: Heavy snow will be tapering off to flurries in the morning. A flurry is also a lot of sudden activity: There was a flurry of excitement as the president walked in.
Translations of “flurry”
in Spanish ráfaga, nerviosismo, agitación…
in French rafale, émoi…
in German der (Wind)Stoß, die Aufregung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪, 小陣雪…
in Russian шквал, суматоха, снегопад…
in Turkish telaş, dalga, debdebe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪, 小阵雪…
in Polish przypływ, seria, śnieżyca…
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