hurry


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.

hurry

verb accelerate, conclude, create, demand more, develop, drive faster, drive harder, engender, get more productivity, go faster, hasten, in high gear, pick up the pace, precipitate, press, press forward, push, quicken, quicken the pace, speed-up, spur, to go full throttle
Associated concepts: expedited trial, speedy trial
See also: dispatch, expedite, haste, hasten, precipitate, race, urge
References in classic literature ?
What, then," said the Man in a Hurry, eagerly, "is the time of day?
I was only keepin' on with my work 'cause you specially told me this mornin' ter hurry with my dishes, ye know.
For, I really had not been myself since the receipt of the letter; it had so bewildered me ensuing on the hurry of the morning.
Did this appearance of hurry in Emily's movements denote impatience to resume the recital of "the dagger-scene"?
The clock had just struck three when they arrived, and Jones immediately bespoke post-horses; but unluckily there was not a horse to be procured in the whole place; which the reader will not wonder at when he considers the hurry in which the whole nation, and especially this part of it, was at this time engaged, when expresses were passing and repassing every hour of the day and night.
cried the doctor, letting down the front glass in a great hurry, and shouting to the postillion; 'something very short of flyng will keep pace with me.
Her cargo is not stowed in any sense; it is simply dumped into her through six hatchways, more or less, by twelve winches or so, with clatter and hurry and racket and heat, in a cloud of steam and a mess of coal-dust.
She was not frightened, because he was a harmless little thing who would not hurt her and he seemed in a hurry to get out of the room.
For a few moments there was a pause, and a hurry, and a murmur, and the unintelligible sound of his voice; and then Mr.
The cannon with their noses poked slantingly at the ground grunted and grumbled like stout men, brave but with objections to hurry.
I'll return it as soon as I get my pocket-money," said Rose, coming into the library in a great hurry that evening.
It is just possible--if Blanche consents (as you say), and if we can hurry the lawyers--that you may be married in three weeks' or a month's time.