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See definition of whish on Dictionary.com
  • as inhurry
  • as inrustle

synonyms for whish

  • dash
  • hasten
  • hustle
  • jog
  • rush
  • scoot
  • scurry
  • whirl
  • whisk
  • zip
  • accelerate
  • barrel
  • beeline
  • bestir
  • breeze
  • bullet
  • burst
  • bustle
  • drive
  • expedite
  • fleet
  • flit
  • fly
  • goad
  • haste
  • nip
  • push
  • quicken
  • race
  • rip
  • rocket
  • roll
  • run
  • sally
  • smoke
  • speed
  • spur
  • urge
  • whiz
  • be quick
  • dig in
  • get a move on
  • go like lightning
  • hurry up
  • lose no time
  • make haste
  • make short work of
  • make time
  • make tracks
  • shake a leg
  • speed up
  • step on it
  • step on the gas
  • turn on steam

antonyms for whish

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  • procrastinate
  • slow
  • cease
  • check
  • decelerate
  • delay
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • hinder
  • repress
  • retard
  • stop
  • walk
  • dally
  • dawdle
  • rest
  • stall
  • wait
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    How to use whish in a sentence

    General Whish captured the town of Multan, and by terrible bombardment of the citadel brought Mulraj to surrender.
    A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
    If we did, 'whish, whish,' and our heads would be off before we could turn!
    LITTLE SKY-HIGHHEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
    Presently George crossed the floor with a burden; there was the "whish" of the blankets being unrolled—and then a slight pause.
    GUNMAN'S RECKONINGMAX BRAND
    Drowned by the racket of their own fire, not even Peterkin was hearing the whish-whish of the bullets from Dellarme's company now.
    THE LAST SHOTFREDERICK PALMER
    Murray was silent as he stood straining his eyes and ears, to pierce the smoke and hear the whish of another spear.
    HUNTING THE SKIPPERGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
    Mr. Whish and Captain Brown at six-thirty without fault—and you, Hay, at four sharp.
    THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XIX (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
    In this wide garden the Whish-Whish Forest grew and flourished, and toward this the two hunters bent their steps.
    THE BISHOP AND THE BOOGERMANJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
    Hotel servants turn on electric light, begin sweeping the passage—sw—w—w—whish, sw—w—w—whish!
    THE CONFESSIONS OF A CARICATURIST, VOL 2 (OF 2)HARRY FURNISS
    You know a hawk from a hand-saw, any how—and be my sowl, kind father, for you—whish!
    VALENTINE M'CLUTCHY, THE IRISH AGENTWILLIAM CARLETON
    Just as the beast was a little quieted and Roger thought of resuming the trail, there came a clattering of hoofs, and whish!
    THE BOY WITH THE U. S. SURVEYFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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