racing


racing
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. speeding, running, galloping, rushing, hurrying, sailing, whizzing, darting, dashing, flying, tearing, shooting, whisking, zooming, hastening, at full speed, bowling along, burning up the road*, making time*, with the throttle wide open*, going full tilt*.
Ant. crawling*, creeping, going at a snail's pace.
n.
Syn. track, horse racing, automobile racing, dog racing, harness racing, sporting, the turf, running, galloping, sprinting, trotting, pacing, race-walking, rushing, hurrying, dashing, sailing, whizzing, darting, flying, tearing, competing; see also competition 1 .

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