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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Tom leaped on one side; the buffalo-bull turned short round and made another dash at him.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
For a second Marius considered whether he might not attempt to elude Garnache by a wild and sudden dash towards his men.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
They show to the full the secret of the Marshal's success as a soldier, the blending of ardour with method and dash with caution.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
A man throws up his arms and tumbles headlong, but those that live dash on.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
But suddenly Jessie drove her paddle deep into the water and sent the canoe in a dash to the landing.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
They have not the musical flow of Coleridge's versification, but rather the dash and vivacity of Scott.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
I don't forget how I used to have to churn in a dash-churn, till my arms ached fit to drop off.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
As the car rolled on toward Manhattan's northern boundary, the woman with the green eyes switched on the radio on the dash.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
You—you—I never saw anybody who could dash cold water on people's happiness as you can!
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 28, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO DASH OFF

  • arranging
  • buttoning down
  • categorizing
  • classing
  • pegging
  • pigeonholing
  • putting away
  • putting down as
  • sorting
  • standardizing
  • stereotyping
  • tabbing
  • typecasting
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