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rush

noun acceleration, bustle, celerity, crush, dash, deluge, expeditiousness, flood, flurry, haste, hurried activity, hurry, no time to lose, onrush, precipitance, press of work, promptitude, rampage, run, scamper, scramble, scurry, sprint, spurt, stampede, torrent, urgency, velocity, whirlwind
Associated concepts: time of the essence, date certain

rush

verb accelerate, bustle, charge, expedite, hustle, lose no time, make haste, precipitate, quicken, rush to and fro, scramble, scurry, speed, spout, spur, spurt, surge, work under pressure
See also: dispatch, expedite, haste, hasten, outbreak, outburst, precipitate, race, spate
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You'd actually see him on the other side of the pitch, and sometimes the goalkeeper would roll it out to you to settle on the ball and get ready to clear it or chip it up to someone but Rushy would be on top of you.
Jan Heard, who fronts campaign group Householders Against Rushy Mead (HARM), believes photographs used during the display portrayed a false impression of the site.
Kammy's (Chris Kamara) coming, Iain Dowie's coming, Rushy (Ian Rush), Reidy (Peter Reid).
And ducks drum up as sudden as the wind Out of the rushy river, We slowly come, robbed of our rod and gun.
Only "flaggy tufts & many a rushy nott" remain to show "where was once the green--brown fallows now" (1066, 1069).
But Rushy got a lot of credit for working hard for the team, tracking back and not giving defenders a minute on the ball, and he's similar in a lot of ways.
When the story begins he is singing a sentimental song from the Second World War, "about blue birds over the white cliffs of Dover," then sardonically invents a list of outdoors magazines: Field and Stream, Over the Hills and Faraway, Up the Aery Mountain and Down the Rushy Glen.
Hence we also speak of going "up the airy mountain" (and "down the rushy glen"), and going "down to the beach" (where "sea-level" is usually a notional "zero").
If football was like it is now when Sparky, Rushy, Rats and myself were coming through then we might have been overlooked too.
The day of Tom's death [Adam] had gone to Rushy convinced that he was going to see a rare bird, something so rare that it would make him famous" (212).
thy young pencil worked such rich surprise That rushy flats befringed with willow tree Rivalled the beauties of Italian skies.
Bunyips haunt the rushy spots and places where the damp requires no English bumbershoot, no brollies, nor a gamp.