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  ( flurries    plural  )
1       n-count   A flurry of something such as activity or excitement is a short intense period of it.  
usu N of n  
...a flurry of diplomatic activity aimed at ending the war.     
2       n-count   A flurry of something such as snow is a small amount of it that suddenly appears for a short time and moves in a quick, swirling way.  
oft N of n  
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1      (figurative)   ado, agitation, bustle, commotion, disturbance, excitement, ferment, flap, fluster, flutter, furore, fuss, hurry, stir, to-do, tumult, whirl  
2    flaw, gust, squall  
3    burst, outbreak, spell, spurt  
4    agitate, bewilder, bother, bustle, confuse, disconcert, disturb, faze, fluster, flutter, fuss, hassle     (informal)   hurry, hustle, rattle     (informal)   ruffle, unnerve, unsettle, upset  

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furry, floury, fury, flu

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