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  • nounhurry, speed
  • nounattack
  • verbhurry, speed
  • verbcharge, attack

synonyms for rushes

  • blitz
  • dash
  • flood
  • flow
  • scramble
  • stream
  • surge
  • charge
  • dispatch
  • expedition
  • flux
  • haste
  • hastiness
  • hurriedness
  • precipitance
  • precipitancy
  • precipitation
  • race
  • swiftness
  • urgency
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antonyms for rushes

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  • delay
  • slowing
  • guarding
  • protection
  • retardation
  • slowness
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How to use rushes in a sentence

The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
The audience is still applauding his last song, and he rushes back through the faded green velvet portières to bow his thanks.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
The royal brute rushes among the spectators and makes for the King's throne.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The rushes becoming dangerous, Waterboer and his party commenced firing, and the battle became general.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
The river pool commenced to blacken, while flowering rushes tossed their shivering heads and murmured.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
The river-pool was already growing black, while long rushes bent and murmured when they saw me approach.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
The very first thing the next morning Blacky had hastened over to the place where Farmer Brown's boy had hidden in the rushes.
BLACKY THE CROWTHORNTON W. BURGESS
I sprang forward with such a leap as a tiger might have taken, when from its hiding-place in the forest it rushes on its prey.
RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
At last, early one morning, he found Dusky and his flock in the rushes and wild rice.
BLACKY THE CROWTHORNTON W. BURGESS
The rushes grew very thick there, and for a while Farmer Brown's boy was very busy among them.
BLACKY THE CROWTHORNTON W. BURGESS
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WORDS RELATED TO RUSHES

  • cinema
  • dailies
  • flick
  • footage
  • motion picture
  • moving picture
  • photoplay
  • picture
  • picture show
  • rushes
  • show
  • silent
  • talkie
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