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rushing, rush, hurry, haste
n. the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
rushing, rush
n. (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"
rush
n. a sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush"
rush
n. grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems
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hurry, rush
v. urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
festinate, look sharp, hurry, hasten, rush
v. act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
rush
v. attack suddenly
hasten, rush, stimulate, induce
v. cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, rush along, pelt along, race, speed, hie, hasten, hotfoot, rush
v. move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
rush
v. run with the ball, in football
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rush, rushed
adj. done under pressure; "a rush job"
rush, first-come-first-serve
adj. not accepting reservations
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sack
n. the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; "the sack of Rome"
explosion
n. a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball
fastness, swiftness, speed
n. a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
hurriedness, precipitation, hurry, hastiness, haste
n. overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"
growth, outgrowth, emergence
n. the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"
increase
n. a change resulting in an increase; "the increase is scheduled for next month"
flashing, flash
n. a short vivid experience; "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning"
irruption, eruption, outbreak
n. a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities"
spirt, spurt, squirt, jet
n. the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
manna from heaven, gold rush, bunce, windfall, godsend, gravy, bonanza, boom
n. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"
velocity, speed
n. distance travelled per unit time
speed up, quicken, speed, accelerate
v. move faster; "The car accelerated"
speed up, quicken, speed, accelerate
v. move faster; "The car accelerated"
speed up, quicken, speed, accelerate
v. move faster; "The car accelerated"
hurry, rush
v. urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
hurry, rush
v. urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
festinate, look sharp, hurry, hasten, rush
v. act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
festinate, look sharp, hurry, hasten, rush
v. act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
regulate, influence, mold, shape, determine
v. shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
mobilise, call up, rally, mobilize
v. call to arms; of military personnel
blitz
v. attack suddenly and without warning; "Hitler blitzed Poland"
touch off, trigger off, spark off, set off, spark, trip, activate, trigger, actuate
v. put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
hasten, rush, stimulate, induce
v. cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
hasten, rush, stimulate, induce
v. cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
hasten, rush, stimulate, induce
v. cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
inspire
v. supply the inspiration for; "The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"
kick up, call forth, evoke, provoke
v. evoke or provoke to appear or occur; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
incite, prompt, move, propel, actuate, motivate
v. give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
provoke, raise, fire, evoke, kindle, enkindle, elicit, arouse
v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
excite
v. produce a magnetic field in; "excite the neurons"
dart, fleet, flutter, flit
v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
scuttle, skitter, scamper, scurry
v. to move about or proceed hurriedly; "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"
streak
v. run naked in a public place
soar upwards, soar up, zoom, surge, soar
v. rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen"
gallop
v. go at galloping speed; "The horse was galloping along"
jump off, leap, jump
v. jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"
plunge
v. dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"
topple, tumble
v. fall down, as if collapsing; "The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it"
submerse, submerge
v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
travel rapidly, zip, hurry, speed
v. move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
travel rapidly, zip, hurry, speed
v. move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
travel rapidly, zip, hurry, speed
v. move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
travel rapidly, zip, hurry, speed
v. move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
force out, drive out, rout out, rouse
v. force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, rush along, pelt along, race, speed, hie, hasten, hotfoot, rush
v. move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, rush along, pelt along, race, speed, hie, hasten, hotfoot, rush
v. move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, rush along, pelt along, race, speed, hie, hasten, hotfoot, rush
v. move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
thrust, hurtle, hurl, lunge
v. make a thrusting forward movement
pour
v. cause to run; "pour water over the floor"
cascade
v. arrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible
make off, go off, run off, absquatulate, decamp, bolt, abscond
v. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along; "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"
take flight, fly, flee
v. run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"
hasten, expedite
v. speed up the progress of; facilitate; "This should expedite the process"
hasten, expedite
v. speed up the progress of; facilitate; "This should expedite the process"
hasten, expedite
v. speed up the progress of; facilitate; "This should expedite the process"
hasten, expedite
v. speed up the progress of; facilitate; "This should expedite the process"
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bear down, charge
v. to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"
fast, quick, flying
adj. hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
hasty
adj. excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"
precipitant, overhasty, precipitous, precipitate, hasty
adj. done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"
pell-mell, helter-skelter
adj. with undue hurry and confusion; "a helter-skelter kind of existence with never a pause"; "a pell-mell dash for the train"
unbooked
adj. not reserved in advance
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slow up, slow down, retard, slow, decelerate
v. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
slow up, slow down, retard, slow, decelerate
v. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
hold up, detain, delay
v. cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
dawdle, linger
v. take one's time; proceed slowly
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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