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racenoun ancestry, birth, breed, class, cultural group, culture, descent, ethnic group, ethnic stock, family, folk, genealogy, genus, group, kind, line, parentage, people, phylum, stem, stirps, stock, strain
Associated concepts: discrimination, race, creed, and color
raceverb accelerate, bolt, chase, compete, dart, dash, engage in a contest of speed, enter a competition, fly, gallop, hasten, hie, hurry, hustle, move at an accelerated rate of speed, plunge ahead, pursue, run, run a race, run swiftly, rush, scamper, scramble, scud, speed, sprint, spurt, tear, whiz
Associated concepts: assumption of risk, race to the recorddng office, racing commission
See also: ancestry, competition, contest, descent, hasten, lineage, origin, strife