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flurry

noun uk   /ˈflʌr.i/ us    /ˈflɝː-/

flurry noun (SNOW)

[C] a sudden light fall of snow, blown in different directions by the wind: There may be the odd flurry of snow over the hills.Snow and iceCold

flurry noun (ACTIVITY)

[C usually singular] a sudden, short period of activity, excitement, or interest: The prince's words on marriage have prompted a flurry of speculation in the press this week. a flurry of activityShort in timeTemporary
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