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Noun
Plural for a sudden quick movement
“Yanes has qualified in the men's 100m dash and the 4x100m relay, along with Sukari, Subakir and John Murray.”
Noun
Plural for a mixture of style and courage
“Combined with driving large timber trucks, these things define a certain kind of dash among young Kayan men.”
Noun
Plural for a small amount of a quality that adds piquancy or distinctiveness to something else
“The meet and the hunt provided a dash of colour in the lives of all during the otherwise drab British winter.”
Verb
Run or travel somewhere in a great hurry
“Must dash now, need to soak my feet in vinegar to toughen them up.”
Verb
To send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
“One could observe where the power of the Southern Ocean sweeps its mighty rollers up to dash their force onto the land.”
Verb
To frustrate
“Chessington and Hook United Football Club has been thrown a lifeline to help recover from debts threatening to dash promotion dreams.”
Verb
Strike forcefully against something
“Not proper rain, not good rain - but a light, spitting rain that came dashing down from the peaks and was too cold to make the grass grow.”
Verb
To make sad
“… she's always dashed by the failure of her matchmaking efforts.”
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