And the faster our hurrying, the more acute our tunnel vision becomes.
We see them everywhere—serious, distracted, hurrying away, as tearful as you and me.
Cato was not hurrying out of the world to escape an even more painful ending, but to avoid the humiliation of pardon.
Both PepsiCo and Mars, for example, are hurrying to shift their product mix toward healthier lines.
As the “Frankenstorm” barrels toward the East Coast, politicians are hurrying to minimize its impact.
But all these thousands, hurrying from the field, were not the entire army.
A crowd of women and children were hurrying to the riverside.
If that was what it was, then he was just hurrying to meet a terrible death.
He caught him hurrying from the house and laid his hand affectionately on his arm.
The slur was undeserved; the waiting tires were flung on and secured by hurrying hands.
1590, first recorded in Shakespeare, who used it often; perhaps a variant of harry (v.), or perhaps a West Midlands sense of Middle English hurren "to vibrate rapidly, buzz," from Proto-Germanic *hurza "to move with haste" (cf. Middle High German hurren "to whir, move fast," Old Swedish hurra "to whirl round"), which also perhaps is the root of hurl. Related: hurried; hurrying.
c.1600, probably from hurry (v.).