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He would not look at it, and when I threw it close to him he dashed it away as if it was poison.

Suddenly she sat up with a jerk, and dashed her hand across her eyes.

He dashed the paper to the ground, and gave himself up to his madness.

He dashed the glass from him, and burst into tears which he did not even try to conceal.

She saw the lighted window, flew to it, dashed it open, and entered.

I dashed into my room but Meg's staccato reached me even there.

Then my little captain—my Bonaparte of Brienne—dashed at the gun.

Belinda was alone, and reading, when Mrs. Freke dashed into the room.

He had dashed ahead, though we had had the start and were running fast.

In dashed the drunken retainer, and Gulielma was once more in peril.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from dash (v.). Sporting sense is from 1881, originally "race run in one heat."

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