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Definition of rush:

  1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of winds; a rush of water.
  2. A name given to many aquatic or marsh- growing endogenous plants with soft, slender stems, as the species of Juncus and Scirpus.
  3. A perfect recitation.
  4. A rusher; as, the center rush, whose place is in the center of the rush line; the end rush.
  5. Great activity with pressure; as, a rush of business.
  6. The act of running with the ball.
  7. The merest trifle; a straw.
  8. To enter into something with undue haste and eagerness, or without due deliberation and preparation; as, to rush business or speculation.
  9. To move forward with impetuosity, violence, and tumultuous rapidity or haste; as, armies rush to battle; waters rush down a precipice.
  10. To push or urge forward with impetuosity or violence; to hurry forward.
  11. To recite ( a lesson) or pass ( an examination) without an error.

Synonyms:

speed up, festinate, heyday, arouse, complaint, billing, burster, cathexis, batch, have, shoot, stimulate, rush along, bloom, belt along, tutelage, zip, upsurge, hit, quite a little, flock, bash, hastiness, rushing, boot, shake up, spate, cause, passel, bucket, gush, belt, blast, bam, thrill, barrel, care, passage, direction, bitch, mess, bucket along, mission, bring on, move, hot flash, deal, induce, good deal, flash, lot, heap, whirl, chill, outpouring, pelt, career, eruption, peck, sail, course, provoke, zoom, induct, public life, blush, peak, iron heel, slew, energise, shake, kick, line of achievement, knock, flit, clap, stack, raft, guardianship, surge, brace, fast, pelt along, mountain, charge, plenty, rosiness, electric charge, haste, hotfoot, bang, strike, excite, bursting charge, quiver, rip, pour, pile, freshet, energize, wad, accusation, wing, commission, blossom, mint, frisson, fringe, hatful, beef, fly, fleet, muckle, bolt, rocket, smasher, whiz, look sharp, flush, recoil, prime, mickle, highball, make, tingle, heraldic bearing, gripe, hurry-up, billow, smash, flight, travel rapidly, iron boot, step on it, pot, flower, scour, get, nip, squawk, hie, hurriedness, armorial bearing, perk up, sight, mass, precipitation, whisk, stream, great deal, well, bearing, explosive charge, cannonball along, kicking, stir, tidy sum, shudder, the boot, efflorescence, flow, shiver.

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