In a busy fashion
- in a busy fashion
- In a busy way.
c.1200, bisiliche; see hectic (adj.) + -ly (2).
(adv.) In a busy manner.
The Egyptian government was too busily engaged in suppressing Arabi's revolt to be able to send any help to Abdel Kader, and in September 1882, when the British troops entered Cairo, the position in the Sudan was very perilous.