rush

rush, dash, tear, shoot, charge can all mean to move or cause to move forward with speed.
Rush suggests either impetuosity or intense hurry on account of some exigency, and often carelessness about the concomitant effects of the precipitate action
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rush for a train

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rush a research paper into print

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a flying rout of suns and galaxies, rushing away from the solar system— Forster

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business rushed forward into the glittering years— Amer. Guide Series: Ind.

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Dash is likely to suggest running or moving at a wild unrestrained top speed
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gyroscopically controlled trains that can make 150 miles an hour... and dash across an abyss on a steel cable— Kaempffert

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dashed on like a spurred blood horse in a race— Byron

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Tear in this sense may suggest extreme swiftness with impetus, violence, and abandon
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then he tdre out of the study— Turnbull

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disheveled atoms tear along at 100 miles a second— Kaempffert

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Shoot may imply the-precipitate headlong rushing or darting of something impelled, as though discharged from a gun
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leaped to one side and out of reach of those wicked horns. The bull shot past—Gipson

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the Bridal Veil shoots free from the upper edge of the cliff by the velocity the stream has acquired— Muir

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shooting out in their motorcars on errands of mystery— Woolf

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Charge is likely to suggest a rapid, violent onslaught gathering forceful momentum calculated to overpower
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down we swept and charged and overthrew— Tennyson

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one morning he charged— he was a very burly man—into Rossetti's studio— Osbert Sitwell

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Analogous words: *speed, hurry, hasten: dart, *fly, scud

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