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Definition of Rush

Rush

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

Rush Quotations

Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?
Robin Williams

If you leave the smallest corner of your head vacant for a moment, other people's opinions will rush in from all quarters.
George Bernard Shaw

We have time, there's no big rush.
Jimi Hendrix

Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don't rush; otherwise you'll look like a patchwork quilt.
Lucille Ball

Rush Limbaugh is a lame professional swine, and he makes a good living at it. He is like a hired geek in some traveling backwoods carnival - the freaks who bite the heads off chickens - but Limbaugh is a modernized geek who thinks he can bite the heads off of people.
Hunter S. Thompson
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Rush Translations

rush in Afrikaans is gou maak, haas
rush in Danish is skynde sig
rush in Dutch is spoed maken, voortmaken, haast maken
rush in German is hetzen, Andrang {m}, Eile {f}
rush in Italian is affiuenza, furia, spingere, smaniare, pigiare
rush in Latin is vado, impetus
rush in Portuguese is arremetidas
rush in Spanish is apresurar, acosar, cesped, presura, afluencia

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