Done under pressure; SYN. rushed.
Requiring or marked by special speed or urgency
Richard 1780-1859 son of preceding American diplomat and statesman.
(1745-1813) American physician and public official. Committed to the cause of the American Revolution 1775–83, he was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence 1776 and was named surgeon general of the Continental army 1777. From 1797 he was treasurer of the US Mint.
Born in Bayberry, Pennsylvania, Rush was educated at the College of New Jersey, and graduated as a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh 1768. His involvement in agitation against Washington's leadership led to his resignation. After the war, Rush served on the medical faculty of the University of Pennsylvania 1780–97 and was active in public-health programs.
Any grasslike plant of the genus Juncus, family Juncaceae, found in wet places in cold and temperate regions. The round stems and flexible leaves of some species have been used for making mats and baskets since ancient times.
Grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems.
(Football) An attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; SYN. rushing.
The act of carrying a football during a game; running play; the action or an instance of rushing a passer or kicker in football
ETYM Old Eng. rusche, rische, resche, as. risce, akin to lg. rusk, risch, Dutch and German rusch; all probably from Latin ruscum butcher's broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, German rohr.
1. A sudden forceful flow; SYN. spate, surge, upsurge.
2. A sudden burst of activity.
1. To act or move at high speed; SYN. hasten, hurry, look sharp.
2. To attack suddenly.
3. To urge to an unnatural speed; SYN. hurry.
4. To move faster or hastily; SYN. hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along.
5. To run with the ball, in football.