rush

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rush
  • noun
    A sudden quick movement toward something, typically by a number of people. (there was a rush for the door)
    A rapid advance by a defensive player or players, especially toward the quarterback. (He is not particularly fast or overpowering, but he has great instincts and never loses sight of the quarterback during the rush.)
    The first prints made of a movie after a period of shooting. (after the shoot the agency team will see the rushes)
    The process whereby college fraternities or sororities entertain new students in order to assess suitability for membership. (ranking pledges during rush)
    verb
    Move with urgent haste. (Jason rushed after her)
    Dash toward (someone or something) in an attempt to attack or capture. (he rushed the stronghold)
    Entertain (a new student) in order to assess their suitability for membership in a college fraternity or sorority.
  • noun
    An erect, tufted marsh or waterside plant resembling a sedge or grass, with inconspicuous greenish or brownish flowers. Widely distributed in temperate areas, some kinds are used for matting, chair seats, and baskets. (Then the land went down, and there was marsh of rushes and willow and hazel.)
    A thing of no value (used for emphasis)

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