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Definition of 'hurried'

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Example sentences containing 'hurried'

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We surrendered the cameras and hurried away. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then she hurried away with her lover. The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales (1812)And his hurried departure left a substantial hole in his self-confidence and personal prestige. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Figures huddled in wraps hurried past her -- the fog and dark discouraged lingering. Tracy Chevalier Burning Bright (2007)A chicken hurried past a barn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She hurried home and pleaded with her husband to attend the next Bible study and to come under the counsel of this godly pastor. Christianity Today (2000)I had to go, but hurried home in the afternoon to look again. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That hurried moment of panic and disbelief when I felt us stretching out to each other across the distance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She hurried home, terrified, and told her mother. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I hurried to my room, for the first time in months not thinking about danger or hunger or worry. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's often the hurried meal that's packed with the most fat and cholesterol. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)The next day, the same man saw him again, and hurried away. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He looked at me a moment, nodded, and hurried away. Sidney Sheldon The Other Side of MeHe crept in, stuffed the statue under his coat, hurried home and hid it under the bed. The Sun (2011)I made a note of the house number and hurried away as best I could. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'hurried'

British English: hurried ADJECTIVE
A hurried action is done quickly, because you do not have much time to do it in.
...a hurried breakfast.

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