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General Crossword Questions for “rushed”

  • Hurried

Encyclopedia

  • Six teams in the National Football League (NFL) history have had more than one player rush for at least 1000 yards during the regular season. In addition, eight additional teams have come close, in having two players rush for at least 900 yards. — “List of NFL teams with multiple 1000 yard rushers - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Rush or rushes may refer to: Rush (band), a Canadian progressive rock Rushes or dailies, the first print made of a day's filming. Rush (1983. — “Rush - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • In Australian rules football, a rushed behind occurs when the ball passes through the goalposts and was last touched by a defending player. It may be less risky for a defending player to concede a rushed behind rather than try to prevent the goal outright. — “Rushed behind - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The rest of the day, the following night, were hardly enough for her thoughts.–She was bewildered amidst the confusion of all that had rushed on her within the last few hours. — “Emma” by Jane Austen
  • Hardly knowing what she did, she picked up a little bit of stick, and held it out to the puppy; whereupon the puppy jumped into the air off all its feet at once, with a yelp of delight, and rushed at the stick, and made believe to worry it; then Alice dodged behind a great thistle, to keep herself from being run over; and the moment she appeared on the other side, the puppy made another rush at the stick, and tumbled head over heels in its hurry to get hold of it; then Alice, thinking it was very like having a game of play with a cart-horse, and expecting every moment to be trampled under its feet, ran round the thistle again; then the puppy began a series of short charges at the stick, running a very little way forwards each time and a long way back, and barking hoarsely all the while, till at last it sat down a good way off, panting, with its tongue hanging out of its mouth, and its great eyes half shut. — “Alice's Adventures In Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll
  • I heaped every invective upon them that my tongue could utter as I rushed away from them into the mist, and even after I had lost sight of them, and turning my head round could see nothing but the storm-wraiths driving behind me, I heard their ghostly chanting, and felt as though one of them would rush after me and grip me in his hand and throttle me. — “Erewhon” by Samuel Butler
  • And running upon her as Bacchanals without their thyrsus, as a heifer in the mountains they bore her away in their hands, and again eagerly rushed upon the daughter of Jove to slay her. — “Medea” by Euripides
  • We are told, for instance, about the Decabrist L–n, that he was always seeking for danger, that he revelled in the sensation, and that it had become a craving of his nature; that in his youth he had rushed into duels for nothing; that in Siberia he used to go to kill bears with nothing but a knife; that in the Siberian forests he liked to meet with runaway convicts, who are, I may observe in passing, more formidable than bears. — “The Possessed” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • The boy, as if hypnotised by her, turned suddenly and was gone. Morel rushed to the door, but was too late. He returned, pale under his pit-dirt with fury. But now his wife was fully roused. — “Sons and lovers” by D H Lawrence

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