Origin of scurry
How to use scurry in a sentence
Now, it seems, a fear of the sun is starting to send them scurrying back to the Victorian styles of centuries past.
Rather than scurrying for cover like so many, she rushed to Malcolm, hoping to comfort him, hoping she could help him survive.Remembering Yuri Kochiyama, Civil Rights Activist and Malcolm X Ally|Herb Boyd|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Welcome to Groundhog Day, with the hefty rodents on Capitol Hill scurrying toward another fiscal cliff.Debt Ceiling Crisis Is Like a Toxic Groundhog Day on Capitol Hill|John Avlon|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Every once in awhile somebody spotted a coyote scurrying past along the side of the road, and the whole bus leaped in its seat.At the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, a Steady Drip of Toxic Trouble|Eric Nusbaum|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One floor down, the focus of all this scurrying around was bursting into view.Obama’s Unsung Army of Backstage Volunteers at the Inaugural Balls|Lauren Ashburn|January 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They looked down at Grandfather Mole, who was still scurrying frantically about the garden.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
But agitation unlocks wayward fancies and sends them scurrying inopportunely across the very foreground of the mind.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
As Matt crawled over, he saw a roughly dressed man scurrying to get up the wall at the back of the shelf.
There followed a yelp, and the animal—coyote or wolf—could be heard scurrying away.
From a safe distance Beardsley adjusted his glasses and observed the frantic, scurrying techs, many of them nursing burned hands.We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse