Today, when the Pentagon asks for money to fund its war effort, Congress rushes to meet or even exceed its demands.
But first, with Ramin Setoodeh by her side, she rushes to submit the final draft of her memoir.
At this point, Franco says an abrupt “goodbye” and rushes off to the theater for a matinee performance.
Then the filmmakers show Anwar the rushes and ask him for feedback.
And unlike Donilon, she often rushes to judgment, and then digs in.
The floors were carpetless, though those of the living room and kitchen might be strewn with rushes.
He was making the baskets out of rushes and he was biting them off with his teeth.
It is located right on the river Inn, which rushes noisily through the middle of the town.
He started to cut off the rushes with it, when snap went the knife!
Some crocodile or hippopotamus crawling through the rushes might craunch the babe.
mid-14c. (implied in rushing), "to drive back or down," from Anglo-French russher, from Old French ruser "to dodge, repel" (see ruse). Meaning "to do something quickly" is from 1650s; transitive sense of "to hurry up (someone or something)" is from 1850. U.S. Football sense originally was in rugby (1857).
Fraternity/sorority sense is from 1896 (originally it was what the fraternity did to the student); from 1899 as a noun in this sense. Earlier it was a name on U.S. campuses for various tests of strength or athletic skill between freshmen and sophomores as classes (1860).
"plant growing in marshy ground," Old English resc, earlier risc, from Proto-Germanic *rusk- (cf. Middle Low German rusch, Middle High German rusch, German Rausch, West Frisian risk, Dutch rusch), from PIE *rezg- "to plait, weave, wind" (cf. Latin restis "cord, rope").
Old French rusche probably is from a Germanic source. Used for making torches and finger rings, also strewn on floors when visitors arrived; it was attested a type of "something of no value" from c.1300. See OED for spelling variations.
"a hasty driving forward," late 14c., from rush (v.). Sense of "mass migration of people" (especially to a gold field) is from 1848, American English. Football/rugby sense from 1857. Meaning "surge of pleasure" is from 1960s. Rush hour first recorded 1888. Rush order from 1896.
Rush (rŭsh), Benjamin. 1745-1813.
American physician, politician, and educator. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, he promoted the humane treatment of the mentally ill.
the papyrus (Job 8:11). (See BULRUSH.) The expression "branch and rush" in Isa. 9:14; 19:15 means "utterly."