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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hur·ry /ˈhɝi, ˈhʌri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hur·ry v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hurried p. pr. & vb. n. Hurrying.]
 1. To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on.
    Impetuous lust hurries him on.   --South.
    They hurried him abroad a bark.   --Shak.
 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.   --Shak.
 3. To cause to be done quickly.
 Syn: -- To hasten; precipitate; expedite; quicken; accelerate; urge.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hur·ry, v. i. To move or act with haste; to proceed with celerity or precipitation; as, let us hurry.
 To hurry up, to make haste. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.   --Addison.
 Syn: -- Haste; speed; dispatch. See Haste.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry; "in a
           hurry to lock the door" [syn: haste]
      2: overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon
         regretted his haste" [syn: haste, hastiness, hurriedness,
      3: the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in
         his haste to leave he forgot his book" [syn: haste, rush,
      v 1: move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck
           speed" [syn: travel rapidly, speed, zip]
      2: act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's
         late!" [syn: rush, hasten, look sharp, festinate]
      3: urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!" [syn: rush]
         [ant: delay]
      [also: hurried]