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Noun
A sudden quick movement towards or from something
“At the sound of the whistle, all four groups made a rush for the pole from different directions.”
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General or urgent haste to get somewhere or do something
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“Having run the Bristol Half Marathon about six or seven times, there was no rush for me to do it again.”
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The act or action of setting upon with force, especially by an army or military
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“The region was recaptured with a single rush.”
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A sudden flow or flood
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“A rush of cold air from outside flooded the entire room.”
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A flurry of hasty activity
“The café is typically quiet until the lunchtime rush begins.”
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A sudden strong demand for a commodity
“Last week's weather reports also resulted in a rush on soup stocks, a stampede on outdoor clothing, and a rampage on salt.”
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A sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure
“This was big money, bigger than he had ever gambled with before and the rush was thrilling.”
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The act of running, especially at a steady and moderate pace
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An advance or forward movement
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A sudden panicked rush of a number of horses, cattle, or other animals
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Growth that is rapid and explosive in nature
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A flow inward or into something
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The act of evicting
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A light source consisting of a wick embedded in a solid, flammable substance such as wax, tallow, or paraffin
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Highly agitated state
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A confused mass or jumble
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A competition where the fastest wins
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A sudden marked burst or increase of activity or speed
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A pulse, such as of electrical energy
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A dose of a narcotic drug to which one is addicted
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Swoosh or rustle
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A state or period of uncontrolled excitement or wild behaviour
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Sudden and uncontrollable fear or anxiety
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Importance requiring swift action
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A period when something is new or particularly fresh and vigorous
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To move or proceed very quickly
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“Simone would quickly rush back into the house after realizing that she had left the door to the refrigerator open.”
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To act or move something with great urgency or haste
“Might the Minister want to rush the Bill through because he does not want the failure of Government policies to be exposed by detailed consideration?”
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To take violent or aggressive action against
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“According to one call, they voted on whether to rush the terrorists in an attempt to retake the plane.”
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To gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
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“Cooler air would rush in through the open windows of the living quarters on the first floor.”
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To move or walk, especially in an orderly fashion as a group in a single line
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To exert force or pressure on
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To gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
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Zerg or cheese
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Dig up ground for cultivation
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To flow (noisily) in a stream
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To set out on an excursion
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Seek as romantic partner
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Adjective
Done with speed, often resulting in inferior quality
“The article was obviously a rush job as evidenced by a litany of grammatical errors.”
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Performed with, or requiring urgency
“A rush marriage I can not, and will not, agree to while Judy is so young.”
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