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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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Cigna is proud to be working with Rush to provide a leading-edge health plan for employees, said Sue Podbielski, Cigna president for Midwest markets.
We tell the linemen--'Step, Punch, Release'--"make the D-line all-starters on the rush.
As Rush observed, "everybody loves everybody at [an event such as] this.
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It is interesting to actually see both sides of a controversy: Rush is a walking controversy.
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If the center is covered, the left guard will wrap around the center at the snap and be responsible for whichever gap the nose guard may choose to rush through.
Some defensive coaches prefer to use an aggressive mindset and attack the protection scheme with numbers, while other coaches will choose to be more cautious and load up on the coverage and rush a minimum number of defenders.