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rush

1. n. a quick print of a day’s shooting of a film. (Filmmaking. Usually plural.) After today’s shooting, we’ll watch yesterday’s rushes.
2. n. a period of time when fraternities and sororities are permitted to pursue new members. (Collegiate.) When does rush start this year?
3. tv. [for a fraternity or sorority member] to try to persuade someone to join. They can’t rush anyone except during rush week.
4. tv. to court or date someone, usually a woman. (From sense 3) He spent some time trying to rush her but had to give up.
5. n. a burst of energy or good feeling from a drug; the explosive euphoria of some kinds of drugs. (Drugs.) What kind of rush does this have?
6. n. any excitement; any burst of good feeling. (From sense 5) The wonderful ending to the movie gave me a rush.
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Nick added: 'Fortunately, Rusher blocked the tube and didn't go into the machine's motor.
In the 1940s and early 1950s, Rusher began to read various watershed books and articles about conservatism--for example, Russell Kirk's Academic Freedom, Friedrich von Hayek's Road to Serfdom, Whittaker Chambers' Witness, and a detailed review in Time magazine of Kirk's Conservative Mind.
He needs to get bigger and stronger but could contribute early as a situational pass rusher.
From his perch as publisher of National Review, Rusher found himself in the ideal position to cajole, encourage, promote, and temper the fledgling organizations that were later to form the ground troops for the conservative revolution.
He sent Rusher a pre-publication copy and asked for an opportunity to talk.
The only two 100-yard rushers in the 2005 playoffs were on the same winning team.
The fullback is responsible for the first rusher outside the right tackle's block.
Rusher is the fourth generation of his family to be associated with the Bank of Brinkley, where he has worked for 32 years.
Gus Rusher, President of Bank of Brinkley, Brinkley, Arkansas and Dwayne Powell, President of Pocahontas Bancorp, Inc.
Gus Rusher, president of Bank of Brinkley, and Dwayne Powell, president of Pocahontas Bancorp Inc.
Smith started the season needing 540 yards to surpass Walter Payton as the NFL's all-time leading rusher.
Freshman fullback Brad Kostopoulos (Boron High), AVC's primary backfield threat, is the conference's seventh-leading rusher, averaging 50.
We number our protection gaps from A to D: A, between center and guard; B, between guard and tackle; C, outside the tackle; and D, any onside rusher.
If AVC has any chance in today's game, it will have to control the ball, relying heavily on the emergence of freshman running back Brad Kostopoulos (Boron High), the conference's fourth-leading rusher, who averages 55.
According to the simulation, Terrell Davis of the Denver Broncos will be the NFL's leading rusher this season, while second year player Randy Moss of the Minnesota Vikings will be the NFL's leading receiver.