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  • v. To release (a product) quickly.
  • v. Used other than as an idiom: rush out.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone)


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  • I rush out and ride in omnibuses; I go about the house sorting up, or as the American Ladies say, "reconciling things."

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • He turned his attention to abuses in Church and State, which he lashed with caustic satire, conveyed in short doggerel rhyming lines peculiar to himself, in which jokes, slang, invectives, and Latin quotations rush out pell-mell.

    A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature

  • Mrs. Brooks, thinking that the speaker was coming to rush out of the door, hastily retreated down the stairs.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • She was said by the Megarians to have a javelin-head lodged in her side, which made her hate men; she would rush out from covert when no one hunted her, and kill the peasants for sport.

    The King Must Die

  • My grandfather, with his grave smile, insisted that he was the only reasonable fire-builder of the establishment but when he had arranged his sticks in the most methodical order, my grandmother would be sure to rush out with a thump here and a twitch there, and divers incoherent exclamations tending to imply that men never knew how to build a fire.

    Oldtown Folks

  • Suddenly Anne heard the loud slamming of a car door on the street and she turned in time to see Bill Dietz double-park the Saab and rush out of it, his long ponytail flying.

    Courting Trouble

  • "What your father means," Philippe said quite brutally, "is that when it becomes known that bodies are found floating in vats at Chateau Ingare, nobody is going to rush out and buy our wine, however much of it there is or however good it may be."

    Salvage for the Saint

  • But I’m not the type who says you have to rush out of bed and go bungee jumping on your way to tango lessons after you climb Pike’s Peak with your hypercaffeinated lifestyle coach.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Several times during that fearful day I was tempted to rush out from my hiding-place, and defying patrols, gun-boat's crew, and all authorities, make my escape from that place of torture.

    Sketches From My Life

  • Presently they saw these three men rush out of the bush on to the beach and distribute "kava" (leaves of the pepper plant) among the people, who at once changed their manner, became quite friendly and soon dispersed.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson


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