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Noun
Excited and often showy or disorderly speed
“Peacock was in no rush to leave Tyneside.”
Noun
The act or action of setting upon with force or violence
“I made a sudden rush at him.”
Noun
A sudden flow or flood
“The basement was nearly ripped in two as the rush of cold air from outside flooded the entire room.”
Noun
A sudden quick movement towards something, typically by a number of people
“Sold books should be returned early to Paddy or Dave so as not to have a rush on the final night.”
Noun
A flurry of hasty activity
“Right, OK, but you do agree that there wasn't a rush on the part of the Labor Party to oppose that.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
A sudden thrill or feeling of euphoria such as experienced after taking certain drugs
“This was big money, bigger than he had ever gambled with before and the rush was thrilling.”
Noun
A pleasurably intense stimulation of the feelings
“… riding my motorcycle over these winding roads is always an adrenaline-pumping rush.”
Verb
To proceed or move quickly
“Simone rushed back into the house.”
Verb
To take sudden, violent action against
“According to one call, they voted on whether to rush the terrorists in an attempt to retake the plane.”
Verb
To flow out in great quantities or with force
“Now if you have mastered this as well as me the air should rush in making a pretty rubbish hand-clap sound.”
Verb
Act with great haste
“We are in funny waters at the moment for marketing stock and that is another reason why we haven't rushed into reopening the auction.”
Adjective
Done with speed or urgency
“A rush job.”
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