(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. hurry, scurry, dash, speed, gush, surge; hasten, expedite, precipitate, urge, drive; assault, attack; advance; informal, court, woo (see love); informal, pledge, recruit. —n. haste, run, dash, precipitation; surge, gush, onrush; stampede. See velocity, excitement.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. haste, dash, charge; see hurry 1 , race 1 .
with a rush,
Syn. suddenly, forcefully, rushing; see fast 1 , unexpectedly .
Syn. hasten, speed, hurry up; see hurry 1 , race 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. hurry speed, swiftness, haste, race, expedition, bustle, dispatch, flurry, hustle, quickness.
2. run dash, charge, sprint, storm, stampede, scramble, race.
ANT.: 1. crawl, *snail s pace, *glacial pace
1. hurry race, hustle, bustle, dash, make haste, *step on it, *get the lead out, *zoom, fly, sprint, scurry, scamper, *hotfoot it, tear.
2. attack assault, blitz, storm.
3. pressure push, hurry.
ANT.: 1. crawl, *go at a snail s pace, *move slower than a glacier
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To move swiftly: bolt, bucket, bustle, dart, dash, festinate, flash, fleet, flit, fly, haste, hasten, hurry, hustle, pelt2, race, rocket, run, sail, scoot, scour2, shoot, speed, sprint, tear1, trot, whirl, whisk, whiz, wing, zip, zoom. Informal: hotfoot, rip. Slang: barrel, highball. Chiefly British: nip1. Idioms: get a move on, get cracking, go like lightning, go like the wind, hotfoot it, make haste, make time, make tracks, run like the wind, shake a leg, step (or jump) on it. See MOVE. 2. To come forth or emit in abundance: flow, gush, pour, run, stream, surge, well1. See MOVE. II noun 1. Careless headlong action: haste, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, precipitation, rashness. See CAREFUL. 2. A swift advance or attack: blitzkrieg, charge. See APPROACH. 3. Something suggestive of running water: current, drift, flood, flow, flux, spate, stream, surge, tide. See MOVE. III adjective Designed to meet emergency needs as quickly as possible: Informal: crash, hurry-up. See FAST.

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