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Dictionary definition for: Rush

1. (n) the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

2. (v) step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests" "The cars raced down the street"

3. (s) not accepting reservations

4. (n) a sudden forceful flow

5. (v) attack suddenly

6. (v) urge to an unnatural speed; "Don''t rush me, please!"

7. (n) grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems

8. (n) physician and Revolutionary American leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)

9. (v) act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!" "hurry--it''s late!"

10. (n) the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it" "what a boot!" "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin" "he does it for kicks"

11. (v) run with the ball, in football

12. (n) a sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush"

13. (v) cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"

14. (n) (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"

15. (v) cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"

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