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Synonyms for rushing

Noun

1. rush, rushing, run, running, running play, running game
usage: (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"
2. haste, hurry, rush, rushing, motion, movement, move
usage: the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

Verb

1. rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
2. rush, assail, assault, set on, attack
usage: attack suddenly
3. rush, hurry, urge, urge on, press, exhort
usage: urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
4. rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate, act, move
usage: act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
5. rush, run
usage: run with the ball, in football
6. race, rush, move, displace
usage: cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
7. induce, stimulate, rush, hasten, effect, effectuate, set up
usage: cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
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