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rush1 British & World English

Move with urgent haste

rush2 British & World English

A marsh or waterside plant with slender stem-like pith-filled leaves, widely distributed in temperate areas. Some kinds are used for matting, chair seats, and baskets

rush English Thesaurus

Simone rushed back into the house

bum-rush British & World English

Suddenly force or barge one’s way into

gold rush British & World English

A rapid movement of people to a newly discovered goldfield. The first major gold rush, to California in 1848, was followed by others in the US, Australia (1851-3), South Africa (1884), and Canada (Klondike, 1897-8)

rush hour British & World English

A time during each day when traffic is at its heaviest

scouring rush British & World English

A horsetail with a very rough ridged stem, formerly used for scouring and polishing

flowering rush British & World English

A tall rush-like plant with long, narrow leaves and pinkish flowers, living in shallow slow-moving water and native to Eurasia

kick-and-rush British & World English

Denoting soccer played vigorously but with little skill

storekeeper's rush British & World English

A gold rush started by a false rumour

rush one's fences British & World English

Act with undue haste

a rush of blood British & World English

A sudden attack of wild irrationality

rush something out in rush1 British & World English

Produce and distribute something very quickly

give someone the bum's rush British & World English

Forcibly eject someone (or be forcibly ejected) from a place or gathering

inrush British & World English

The sudden arrival or entry of something

bulrush British & World English

A tall reed-like water plant with strap-like leaves and a dark brown velvety cylindrical head of numerous tiny flowers

fools rush in where angels fear to tread British & World English

People without good sense or judgement will have no hesitation in tackling a situation that even the wisest would avoid

give someone the bum's rush in bum1 British & World English

Forcibly eject someone (or be forcibly ejected) from a place or gathering

a rush of blood in rush1 British & World English

A sudden attack of wild irrationality

flowering rush in rush2 British & World English

Used in names of plants of wet habitats that are similar to rushes, e.g. flowering rush

a rush of blood to the head in rush1 British & World English

A sudden attack of wild irrationality

fools rush in where angels fear to tread in fool1 British & World English

People without good sense or judgement will have no hesitation in tackling a situation that even the wisest would avoid

give someone or get the bum's rush in bum1 British & World English

Forcibly eject someone (or be forcibly ejected) from a place or gathering