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  Definition of Stampede
  1. a headlong rush of people on a common impulse; "when he shouted `fire'' there was a stampede to the exits"
  2. a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle)
  3. run away in a stampede
  4. cause to run in panic; "Thunderbolts can stampede animals"
  5. act, usually en masse, hurriedly or on an impulse; "Companies will now stampede to release their latest software"
  6. cause a group or mass of people to act on an impulse or hurriedly and impulsively; "The tavern owners stampeded us into overeating"
Entailments: run, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along

 

 
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