To hurry up, to make haste. [Colloq.]

(Hur"ry), n. The act of hurrying in motion or business; pressure; urgency; bustle; confusion.

Ambition raises a tumult in the soul, it inflames the mind, and puts into a violent hurry of thought.

Syn. — Haste; speed; dispatch. See Haste.

(Hur"ry*ing*ly), adv. In a hurrying manner.

(Hur"ry-skur`ry) adv. [An imitative word; cf. Sw. skorra to rattle, snarl, E. scurry.] Confusedly; in a bustle. [Obs.] Gray.

(Hurst) n. [OE. hurst, AS. hyrst; akin to OHG. hurst, horst, wood, thicket, G. horst the nest of a bird of prey, an eyerie, thicket.] A wood or grove; — a word used in the composition of many names, as in Hazlehurst.

(Hurt), n. (Mach.) (a) A band on a trip-hammer helve, bearing the trunnions. (b) A husk. See Husk, 2.

(Hurt) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hurt ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hurting.] [OE. hurten, hirten, horten, herten; prob. fr. OF. hurter, heurter, to knock, thrust, strike, F. heurter; cf. W. hyrddu to push, drive, assault, hwrdd a stroke, blow, push; also, a ram, the orig. sense of the verb thus perhaps being, to butt as a ram; cf. D. horten to push, strike, MHG. hurten, both prob. fr. Old French.]

1. To cause physical pain to; to do bodily harm to; to wound or bruise painfully.

The hurt lion groans within his den.

2. To impar the value, usefulness, beauty, or pleasure of; to damage; to injure; to harm.

Virtue may be assailed, but never hurt.

3. To wound the feelings of; to cause mental pain to; to offend in honor or self-respect; to annoy; to grieve. "I am angry and hurt." Thackeray.

(Hurt"er), n.

1. A bodily injury causing pain; a wound, bruise, or the like.

The pains of sickness and hurts . . . all men feel.

2. An injury causing pain of mind or conscience; a slight; a stain; as of sin.

But the jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that Honor feels.

2. To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to urge to confused or irregular activity.

And wild amazement hurries up and down
The little number of your doubtful friends.

3. To cause to be done quickly.

Syn. — To hasten; precipitate; expedite; quicken; accelerate; urge.

(Hur"ry), v. i. To move or act with haste; to proceed with celerity or precipitation; as, let us hurry.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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