flurry ( 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
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 (figurative) ado, agitation, bustle, commotion, disturbance, excitement, ferment, flap, fluster, flutter, furore, fuss, hurry, stir, to-do, tumult, whirl
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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