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Definition 1: a rapid active commotion - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for flurry in the sense of this definition

(flurry is a kind of ...) the act of making a noisy disturbance

Definition 2: a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that) - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Samples where flurry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had to close the window against the flurries
  • there was a flurry of chicken feathers

Synonyms for flurry in the sense of this definition

(flurry is a kind of ...) precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

Definition 3: cause to feel embarrassment - [verb of emotion]

Samples where flurry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The constant attention of the young man confused her

Synonyms for flurry in the sense of this definition

(flurry is a kind of ...) cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious

(... is a kind of flurry ) cause to be nervous or upset

(... is a kind of flurry ) make confused or perplexed or puzzled

(... is a kind of flurry ) draw someone's attention away from something

"The thief distracted the bystanders" "He deflected his competitors"

(flurry has a similar meaning as ...) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

"These questions confuse even the experts" "This question completely threw me" "This question befuddled even the teacher"

Definition 4: move in an agitated or confused manner - [verb of motion]

(flurry is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

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