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Dictionary definition for: Hurry

1. (n) a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry; "in a hurry to lock the door"

2. (v) move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

3. (n) overly eager speed (and possible carelessness) "he soon regretted his haste"

4. (v) act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!" "hurry--it''s late!"

5. (n) the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

6. (v) urge to an unnatural speed; "Don''t rush me, please!"

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