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Definition of Hurry


  1. To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on.
  2. To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to urge to confused or irregular activity.
  3. To cause to be done quickly.
  4. To move or act with haste; to proceed with celerity or precipitation; as, let us hurry.
  5. The act of hurrying in motion or business; pressure; urgency; bustle; confusion.

Hurry Quotations

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Winston Churchill

We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Winston Churchill

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
Lao Tzu

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.
Saint Francis de Sales

You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
Walter Hagen
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Hurry Translations

hurry in Afrikaans is haas, gou maak
hurry in Danish is skynde sig
hurry in Dutch is spoed maken, haast maken, voortmaken
hurry in German is Eile, Hast, schnell, sich beeilen, eilen, schnell
hurry in Italian is volare, furia
hurry in Latin is festino
hurry in Norwegian is hastverk, hast, haste
hurry in Portuguese is pressa
hurry in Spanish is precipitacion, presura

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