hurriedly hurriedly  /ˈhɜ rid li/


  • (adv) in a hurried or hasty manner



  1. One convent is hurriedly raising funds for a new building to house the inflow, and at another a rush of new blood has lowered the median age of its 225 sisters to 36.
  2. He hurriedly dressed and hitched a team of horses to a borrowed produce wagon and headed into town to the Bank of Italy, which he had founded two years earlier.
  3. Automation should eliminate many of the errors that occur when pharmacists misunderstand or misrecord medication names or dosages conveyed messily on paper or hurriedly by phone.


  1. The circus must be in town

    The hum of activity hung over Surrey Thursday afternoon, less from the resurfacing work on Highway 2 than hands hurriedly setting up the big top for the Carson & Barnes Circus, a family-owned troupe hailing from Oklahoma that started in 193.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Minot Daily News

  2. Most Intriguing Free Agents for NY Knicks to Sign with the Mid-Level Exception

    In my head, I’ ve always pictured NBA free agency as a bunch of tall dudes sitting on a casting couch. For the most part, that is exactly what it is. In Hollywood, as tabloid articles scream Will Smith’s name as the hot lead actor in “The Pursuit of Happiness,” casting agents hurriedly audition dozens of similarly aged candidates for the role of “the quizzical executive who watches Will Smith’s ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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