A rash of honor killings in India has left Westerners to condemn the act as a brutal relic.
The new Treasury Department designation comes amidst a rash of MS-13–related arrests across the country.
Back in the 1980s and 1990s there was a rash of accusations of horrible sexual victimization.
Following a rash of suicides in recent years, the campus took a number of steps to stop such incidents from occurring.
A rash of cases among men with HIV is the latest nightmare involving meningococcus.
A sight yet more terrible presently awaited the rash beholder.
A party of five was sent out, led by M. Moranget, who was a rash and irritable man.
"If we are rash we shall lose the advantage we have gained," said Don Gregorio Lopez.
rash youth, pause for one moment in your mad career of folly.
If Stuyvesant sometimes displayed the rash despotism of a soldier, he was sure to be reproved by his employers.
late 14c., "nimble, quick, vigorous" (early 14c. as a surname), a Scottish and northern word, perhaps from Old English -ræsc (cf. ligræsc "flash of lightning") or one of its Germanic cognates, from Proto-Germanic *raskuz (cf. Middle Low German rasch, Middle Dutch rasc "quick, swift," German rasch "quick, fast"). Related to Old English horsc "quick-witted." Sense of "reckless, impetuous, heedless of consequences" is attested from c.1500. Related: Rashly; rashness.
"eruption of small red spots on skin," 1709, perhaps from French rache "a sore" (Old French rasche "rash, scurf"), from Vulgar Latin *rasicare "to scrape" (also source of Old Provençal rascar, Spanish rascar "to scrape, scratch," Italian raschina "itch"), from Latin rasus "scraped," past participle of radere "to scrape" (see raze). The connecting notion would be of itching. Figurative sense of "any sudden outbreak or proliferation" first recorded 1820.
A skin eruption.