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  Words related to stampede
Definition:
  • a headlong rush of people on a common impulse; "when he shouted `fire'' there was a stampede to the exits";
  • a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle);
  • run away in a stampede;
  • cause to run in panic; "Thunderbolts can stampede animals";
  • act, usually en masse, hurriedly or on an impulse; "Companies will now stampede to release their latest software";
  • cause a group or mass of people to act on an impulse or hurriedly and impulsively; "The tavern owners stampeded us into overeating";

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    Entailments: run, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along

     

     
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