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- 2 2.1 (sudden burst) a flurry of excitement ran through the crowd una oleada de emoción recorrió a la multitud a flurry of proposals/objections un aluvión de propuestas/objeciones there was a flurry of trading at the close of business el parqué se animó al cierre there was a flurry of activity when she arrived hubo mucho trajín cuando ella llegó 2.2 (agitated state) to be in a flurry ponerse* nervioso, aturullarse
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.