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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).
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.
If football was like it is now when Sparky, Rushy, Rats and myself were coming through then we might have been overlooked too.
A Glaswegian pusher called Rushy said: "It's not cheap when you get it inside (a club) because it's risky.
For years in late August, as Dutch would put it, we went "up the airy mountain and down the rushy glen.
Then, the partnership between Rushy and Benny got us up to a score we're really pleased with and I'm happy for Chris who is really chuffed with a career-best 57.
We've got a young bowling side apart from Rushy (Chris Rushworth) and Bunny (Graham Onions)," Borthwick told the Chronicle.
I had to do it, Rushy had to do it, Robbie did it, Roger Hunt did it before us.