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Synonyms of dashing

Verb


1. dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it

usage: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"

2. smash, dash, break

usage: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"

3. crash, dash, hurl, hurtle, cast

usage: hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"

4. dash, thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk

usage: destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"

5. daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare, intimidate, restrain

usage: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"

6. dash, mix, mix in

usage: add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white"

Adjective


1. dashing, gallant, spirited (vs. spiritless)

usage: lively and spirited; "a dashing hero"

2. dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruce, fashionable (vs. unfashionable), stylish

usage: marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"

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