hurried


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Synonyms for hurried

happening quickly and without warning

accomplished in very little time

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moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste

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In the meantime the black girl hurried on with the Prince, hastening to reach the river, where once on the other side they would for ever be out of the wicked Fairy's power.
But they had not gone many steps when the wicked Fairy hurried after them, a drawn dagger in her hand, and was close upon them, when suddenly, instead of the Prince and her daughter, she found herself in front of a great stone church, whose entrance was carefully guarded by a huge monk.
They hurried as quickly as they could to the old King, who received them with joy and gladness.
So much as they could see of the road Londonward between the houses to the right was a tumultuous stream of dirty, hurrying people, pent in between the villas on either side; the black heads, the crowded forms, grew into distinct- ness as they rushed towards the corner, hurried past, and merged their individuality again in a receding multitude that was swallowed up at last in a cloud of dust.
The butler hurried out after him as fast as his elderly limbs could run: he guessed, he knew, where the young squire was going.
Bank of Thailand governor, Veerathai Santiprabhob, said that ample domestic liquidity and benign inflation would ensure that the bank is not hurried to act on its rates.
He said the curriculum is not being hurried but implemented in phases.
encourages young children and adults to look carefully, and perhaps differently, at every detail on the preceding pages to puzzle out exactly what was going through Harry's mind while he was being hurried through his day.
Our modern culture makes the hurried parent's treadmill very attractive.
I think the government should understand that by making new appointments in a hurried manner, it will have a bad impact on their already dented image.
The few hens scratching in the yard clucked and flapped their wings as we hurried across to the footpath down the fields.
1 : to carry or cause to go with haste <She is not someone who can be hurried.