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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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The Giants have gained 581 rushing yards over the past four weeks and the shock win against Denver must have sent morale through the roof.
Emmitt Smith, bothered by a weak ankle, has gained only 92 rushing yards over the past three games and Dallas are doomed if he stays in a slump.
Rushing has taught many classes and workshops on intrusion detection and is a highly sought after speaker on information security.
Rushing will also be available during the conference to demonstrate AirDefense's wireless security products, answer questions, and meet with conference attendees.
Agoura's passing game offset Buena's 175 rushing yards.
Watson and Michael Wimberly, who scored two conversions, combined for 83 yards rushing on 11 carries.
You have to know you're not going to get as many carries, but when you're in there, make it happen,'' said White, who is sixth in the conference in rushing with 620 yards.
Tyler finished with 42 yards on eight carries as Glendale gained 268 yards rushing.
McCown led Rio Mesa in rushing with 83 yards on 14 carries.
Portis also led Taft in rushing with 57 yards on eight carries.
Berry Hollie and Brendan Nakamine led a Montclair Prep defense that allowed just 27 yards rushing on 27 carries.
Knox did a little bit of everything, catching a 27-yard touchdown pass, returning a fumble 35 yards for a touchdown and rushing for a 29-yard touchdown.
Eddie Gomez rushed for 85 yards and quarterback Ricky Neale ran for 73 for El Camino Real (6-3, 2-2), which had 457 rushing yards on 42 carries.
Jammal Rashad scored three first-half rushing touchdowns and Gilbert Linton gained 110 yards on seven carries with two second-half touchdowns for Granada Hills (5-2, 1-1).
Taft 54, San Fernando 0: Visiting Taft of Woodland Hills (3-2) had 509 yards of offense, including 112 yards rushing from Shelton Banks and Josh Portis passed for 130 yards.