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 for flurry
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flurry \Flur"ry\, n.; pl. Flurries. [Prov. E. flur to ruffle.]
     1. A sudden and brief blast or gust; a light, temporary
        breeze; as, a flurry of wind.
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     2. A light shower or snowfall accompanied with wind.
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              Like a flurry of snow on the whistling wind.
                                                    --Longfellow.
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     3. Violent agitation; commotion; bustle; hurry.
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              The racket and flurry of London.      --Blakw. Mag.
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     4. The violent spasms of a dying whale.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flurry \Flur"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flurried; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Flurrying.]
     To put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm. --H.
     Swinburne.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flurry
      n 1: a rapid active commotion [syn: bustle, hustle,
           flurry, ado, fuss, stir]
      2: a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something
         resembling that); "he had to close the window against the
         flurries"; "there was a flurry of chicken feathers" [syn:
         flurry, snow flurry]
      v 1: move in an agitated or confused manner
      2: cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the
         young man confused her" [syn: confuse, flurry,
         disconcert, put off]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  335 Moby Thesaurus words for "flurry":
     Scotch mist, activity, addle, addle the wits, ado, agitate,
     agitation, air speed, asking price, avalanche, ball up,
     bearish prices, beat, beat up, becloud, bedazzle, befuddle,
     befuddlement, bewilder, bewilderment, bid price, blast, blizzard,
     blood rain, blow, bluff, bluster, bluster and bluff, blustering,
     boastfulness, bobbery, boil, boiling, book value, bother,
     botheration, bravado, brouhaha, bug, bullish prices, bullying,
     burst, bustle, call price, celerity, chaos, churn, churn up,
     closing price, cloud, commotion, confuse, confusion, conturbation,
     convulse, crystal, dash, daze, dazzle, decline, disarrange,
     discombobulate, discombobulation, discomfit, discomfiture,
     discompose, discomposure, disconcert, disconcertion, disorder,
     disorganization, disorganize, disorient, disorientation, dispatch,
     disquiet, disquietude, distract, disturb, disturbance, drive,
     driven snow, drizzle, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence,
     electrify, embarrassment, embroilment, entangle, evening mist,
     excite, excitement, expedition, face value, fall, fanfaronade,
     fastness, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, fever, feverishness,
     fidgetiness, fidgets, fit, fixed price, flake, flap, flash price,
     flaw, flight, flit, flummox, fluster, flutter, flutteration,
     flutteriness, fog, foment, frenzy, fret, fuddle, fuddlement, fume,
     furore, fuss, fussiness, galvanize, gout of rain, granular snow,
     ground speed, gust, haste, haze, hectoring, helter-skelter, high,
     hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, hurry, hurry-scurry, hustle,
     igloo, inquietude, instantaneousness, intimidation, issue par,
     issue price, jar, jitters, jolt, jumble, jumpiness, knots,
     lightning speed, low, maelstrom, malaise, mantle of snow,
     market price, market value, maze, mess, miles per hour, mist,
     misty rain, mix up, mizzle, mogul, moider, moil, moisture, muddle,
     muddlement, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, nominal value,
     offering price, opening price, outburst, paddle, par, par value,
     parity, patter, pell-mell, perplex, perplexity, perturb,
     perturbate, perturbation, pitter-patter, pother, precipitation,
     price, promptitude, promptness, provoke, pucker, put out,
     put price, quicken, quickness, quotation, quoted price, race, rain,
     raindrop, rainfall, rainwater, raise hell, rally, rant, rapidity,
     rattle, restlessness, rile, ripple, rock, rodomontade, roil,
     roughen, round pace, rout, row, rpm, ruffle, rumple, rush, scamper,
     scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, seethe, seething, settling price,
     shake, shake up, sheet of rain, shock, shower, shuffle, side,
     slosh, slush, snappiness, snow, snow banner, snow bed,
     snow blanket, snow blast, snow fence, snow flurry, snow roller,
     snow slush, snow squall, snow wreath, snow-crystal, snowball,
     snowbank, snowbridge, snowcap, snowdrift, snowfall, snowfield,
     snowflake, snowland, snowman, snowscape, snowshed, snowslide,
     snowslip, snowstorm, spasm, speed, speediness, splatter, splutter,
     sprinkle, spurt, sputter, stagger, stated value, stew, stimulate,
     stir, stir up, swagger, swashbucklery, sweat, swift rate,
     swiftness, swings, swirl, swirling, swivet, throw into confusion,
     tizzy, to-do, trepidation, trepidity, trouble, tumult,
     tumultuation, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, twitter, unease,
     unfrozen hydrometeor, unhinge, unquiet, unrest, unsettle,
     unsettlement, uproar, upset, velocity, vortex, wet, wet snow, whip,
     whip up, whirl, whirlpool, whirlwind, whisk, wind gust, work up,
     yeastiness
  
  

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