noun, plural flur·ries.
- a brief rise or fall in prices.
- a brief, unusually heavy period of trading.
verb (used with object), flur·ried, flur·ry·ing.
verb (used without object), flur·ried, flur·ry·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM flurryflur·ried·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for flurry
“I have full faith that this will happen,” Williams says, prepping her fairy dust for a flurry of happy thoughts.The Cast of ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Knows You Hatewatched ‘The Sound of Music’|Kevin Fallon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He crumpled to the ground under a flurry of fists and boots, and as he recalls, no one around him tried to stop the attack.As 30-Year Anniversary of Mass Killings in India Arrives, Sikhs Find Safety in USA|Simran Jeet Singh|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A flurry of emails continued over the weekend, culminating in what they claimed were $2 million in new donations.
Thus began a flurry of back-and-forth emails between director and subject.‘Life Itself’: A Fitting, Heartrending Tribute to Cinema’s Great Appreciator Roger Ebert|Marlow Stern|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A large Danish study addressing these issues made quite a flurry at the end of 2012 (here, here, and here for example).
She overturned Arthur Macdonald's top in her flurry, just when he had lashed it up into a beautiful spin.The Little Girl Lost|Eleanor Raper
But as they passed me, there came a sudden puff of wind, strong enough to flurry the water into wrinkles.Martin Hyde, The Duke's Messenger|John Masefield
When the eventful night came and the gas was lighted all was hurry and flurry and confusion in our home.The Doctor's Daughter|"Vera"
Next morning Bullion Flat was in a flurry of excitement and pleasurable anticipation.The Galaxy|Various
This second horse started in such a flurry that the Duke lost his cloak, and almost his seat.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley