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dashing

adjective

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dashing

verb
present participle of dash

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3 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • she dashed water in his face in an attempt to wake him up

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4 to wet or soil by striking with something liquid or mushy
  • our clothes were dashed with the mud of passing cars

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5 to cause (something liquid or mushy) to move along in sheets
  • a sudden jolt dashed the hot coffee onto the driver's lap

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The first known use of dashing was circa 1697

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“Dashing.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dashing. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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