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Rash

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Adjective, Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

Rashv. t. [For arace.].
  •  To pull off or pluck violently.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To slash; to hack; to cut; to slice.  [1913 Webster]
    "Rashing off helms and riving plates asunder."  [1913 Webster]
Rashn. [OF. rasche an eruption, scurf, F. rache; fr. (assumed) LL. rasicare to scratch, fr. L. radere, rasum, to scrape, scratch, shave. See Rase, and cf. Rascal.].
     A fine eruption or efflorescence on the body, with little or no elevation.  [1913 Webster]
Canker rash. See in the Vocabulary. -- Nettle rash. See Urticaria. -- Rose rash. See Roseola. -- Tooth rash. See Red-gum.
Rashn. [Cf. F. ras short-nap cloth, It. & Sp. raso satin (cf. Rase); or cf. It. rascia serge, G. rasch, probably fr. Arras in France (cf. Arras).].
     An inferior kind of silk, or mixture of silk and worsted.  Donne.  [1913 Webster]
Rasha. [Probably of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. & Sw. rask quick, brisk, rash, Icel. röskr vigorous, brave, akin to D. & G. rasch quick, of uncertain origin.].
  •  Sudden in action; quick; hasty.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Requiring sudden action; pressing; urgent.  [1913 Webster]
    "I scarce have leisure to salute you,
    My matter is so rash.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Esp., overhasty in counsel or action; precipitate; resolving or entering on a project or measure without due deliberation and caution; opposed to prudent; said of persons; as, a rash statesman or commander.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Uttered or undertaken with too much haste or too little reflection; as, rash words; rash measures.  [1913 Webster]
  •  So dry as to fall out of the ear with handling, as corn.  Grose.  [1913 Webster]
    "Was never known a more adventurous knight."  [1913 Webster]
    "Her rash hand in evil hour
    Forth reaching to the fruit, she plucked, she eat.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "If any yet be so foolhardy
    To expose themselves to vain jeopardy;
    If they come wounded off, and lame,
    No honor's got by such a maim.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Precipitate; headlong; headstrong; foolhardy; hasty; indiscreet; heedless; thoughtless; incautious; careless; inconsiderate; unwary.
Rashv. t. 
     To prepare with haste.  Foxe.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Rash, adj. reckless, impetuous, hasty; acting or done without due consideration.

Derivative
rashly adv. rashness n.
Rash, n.
1 an eruption of the skin in spots or patches.
2 (usu. foll. by of) a sudden widespread phenomenon, esp. of something unwelcome (a rash of strikes).

Etymology
18th c.: prob. rel. to OF ra(s)che eruptive sores, = It. raschia itch

DEVIL DICTIONARY

Rash

adj. Insensible to the value of our advice.


"Now lay your bet with mine, nor let
These gamblers take your cash."
"Nay, this child makes no bet." "Great snakes!
How can you be so rash?"
Bootle P. Gish

THESAURUS

Rash

abrupt, abscess, adventuresome, adventurous, ague, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, audacious, backache, bleeding, blennorhea, bold, brash, brazen, brazenfaced, breaking out, breakneck, breathless, cachexia, cachexy, careless, chill, chills, colic, constipation, convulsion, coughing, cyanosis, daredevil, daring, dashing, deluge, dermatitis, devil-may-care, diaper rash, diarrhea, dizziness, dropsy, drug rash, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea, eczema, edema, efflorescence, emaciation, epidemic, eruption, fainting, fatigue, fever, fibrillation, flood, flux, foolhardy, foolish, growth, hasty, headlong, heat rash, heedless, hemorrhage, high blood pressure, hives, hotheaded, hubristic, hydrops, hypertension, hypotension, icterus, ill-advised, ill-considered, impatient, impetuous, improvident, imprudent, impudent, impulsive, incautious, incogitant, inconsiderate, indigestion, indiscreet, inflammation, injudicious, insolent, insomnia, itching, jaundice, labored breathing, lots, low blood pressure, lumbago, madcap, marasmus, multitude, nasal discharge, nausea, necrosis, nettle rash, numbers, outbreak, overbold, overcareless, overconfident, overhasty, oversure, overweening, pain, panting, papular rash, paralysis, plague, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, prickly heat, profusion, pruritus, quantity, quick, quixotic, reckless, redness, rheum, rupia, sclerosis, seizure, series, shock, silly, skin eruption, sneezing, sore, spasm, spate, succession, sudden, tabes, tachycardia, temerarious, thoughtless, tumor, unadvised, unchary, unconsidered, unthinking, unwary, unwise, upset stomach, urticaria, vaccine rash, venturesome, venturous, vertigo, vomiting, wasting, wave, wild

ROGET THESAURUS

Rash

Disease

N disease, illness, sickness, ailing, all the ills that flesh is heir to, morbidity, morbosity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition, complaint, disorder, malady, distemper, distemperature, visitation, attack, seizure, stroke, fit, delicacy, loss of health, invalidation, cachexy, cachexia, atrophy, marasmus, indigestion, dyspepsia, decay, decline, consumption, palsy, paralysis, prostration, taint, pollution, infection, sepsis, septicity, infestation, epidemic, pandemic, endemic, epizootic, murrain, plague, pestilence, pox, sore, ulcer, abscess, fester, boil, pimple, wen, carbuncle, gathering, imposthume, peccant humor, issue, rot, canker, cold sore, fever sore, cancer, carcinoma, leukemia, neoplastic disease, malignancy, tumor, caries, mortification, corruption, gangrene, sphacelus, sphacelation, leprosy, eruption, rash, breaking out, fever, temperature, calenture, inflammation, ague, angina pectoris, appendicitis, Asiatic cholera, spasmodic cholera, biliary calculus, kidney stone, black death, bubonic plague, pneumonic plague, blennorrhagia, blennorrhoea, blood poisoning, bloodstroke, bloody flux, brash, breakbone fever, dengue fever, malarial fever, Q-fever, heart attack, cardiac arrest, cardiomyopathy, hardening of the arteries, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, bronchocele, canker rash, cardialgia, carditis, endocarditis, cholera, asphyxia, chlorosis, chorea, cynanche, dartre, enanthem, enanthema, erysipelas, exanthem, exanthema, gallstone, goiter, gonorrhea, green sickness, grip, grippe, influenza, flu, hay fever, heartburn, heaves, rupture, hernia, hemorrhoids, piles, herpes, itch, king's evil, lockjaw, measles, mumps, polio, necrosis, pertussis, phthisis, pneumonia, psora, pyaemia, pyrosis, quinsy, rachitis, ringworm, rubeola, St. Vitus's dance, scabies, scarlatina, scarlet fever, scrofula, seasickness, struma, syntexis, tetanus, tetter, tonsillitis, tonsilitis, tracheocele, trachoma, trismus, varicella, varicosis, variola, water qualm, whooping cough, yellow fever, yellow jack, fatal disease, dangerous illness, galloping consumption, churchyard cough, general breaking up, break up of the system, idiocy insanity, martyr to disease, cripple, the halt the lame and the blind, valetudinary, valetudinarian, invalid, patient, case, sickroom, sick- chamber, pathology, etiology, nosology, anthrax, bighead, blackleg, blackquarter, cattle plague, glanders, mange, scrapie, milk sickness, heartworm, feline leukemia, roundworms, quarter-evil, quarter-ill, rinderpest, virus, bacterium, bacteria, DNA virus, RNA virus, rhinovirus, rhabdovirus, picornavirus, herpesvirus, cytomegalovirus, CMV, human immunodefficiency virus, HIV, diseased, ailing, ill, ill of, taken ill, seized with, indisposed, unwell, sick, squeamish, poorly, seedy, affected with illness, afflicted with illness, laid up, confined, bedridden, invalided, in hospital, on the sick list, out of health, out of sorts, under the weather, valetudinary, unsound, unhealthy, sickly, morbid, morbose, healthless, infirm, chlorotic, unbraced, drooping, flagging, lame, crippled, halting, morbid, tainted, vitiated, peccant, contaminated, poisoned, tabid, mangy, leprous, cankered, rotten, rotten to the core, rotten at the core, withered, palsied, paralytic, dyspeptic, luetic, pneumonic, pulmonic, phthisic, rachitic, syntectic, syntectical, tabetic, varicose, touched in the wind, broken-winded, spavined, gasping, hors de combat, weakly, weakened, decrepit, decayed, incurable, in declining health, cranky, in a bad way, in danger, prostrate, moribund, morbific epidemic, endemic, zymotic.

Rashness

N rashness, temerity, want of caution, imprudence, indiscretion, overconfidence, presumption, audacity, precipitancy, precipitation, impetuosity, levity, foolhardihood, foolhardiness, heedlessness, thoughtlessness, carelessness, desperation, Quixotism, knight-errantry, fire eating, gaming, gambling, blind bargain, leap in the dark, leap of faith, fool's paradise, too many eggs in one basket, desperado, rashling, madcap, daredevil, Hotspur, fire eater, bully, bravo, Hector, scapegrace, enfant perdu, Don Quixote, knight-errant, Icarus, adventurer, gambler, gamester, dynamitard, boomer, rash, incautious, indiscreet, imprudent, improvident, temerarious, uncalculating, heedless, careless, without ballast, heels over head, head over heels, giddy, wanton, reckless, wild, madcap, desperate, devil-may-care, hot-blooded, hotheaded, hotbrained, headlong, headstrong, breakneck, foolhardy, harebrained, precipitate, impulsive, overconfident, overweening, venturesome, venturous, adventurous, Quixotic, fire eating, cavalier, janty, jaunty, free and easy, off one's guard, post haste, a corps perdu, hand over head, tete baissee, headforemost, happen what may, come what may, neck or nothing, the devil being in one, non semper temeritas est felix, paucis temeritas est bono multis malo.

Folly

N imbecility folly, want of intelligence &c, want of intellect, shadowness, silliness, foolishness, imbecility, incapacity, vacancy of mind, poverty of intellect, weakness of intellect, clouded perception, poor head, apartments to let, stupidity, stolidity, hebetude, dull understanding, meanest capacity, shortsightedness, incompetence, one's weak side, not one's strong point, bias, infatuation, simplicity, puerility, babyhood, dotage, anility, second childishness, fatuity, idiocy, idiotism, driveling, folly, frivolity, irrationality, trifling, ineptitude, nugacity, inconsistency, lip wisdom, conceit, sophistry, giddiness, eccentricity, extravagance, rashness, act of folly, unintelligent, unintellectual, unreasoning, mindless, witless, reasoningless, brainless, halfbaked, having no head, not bright, inapprehensible, weak headed, addle headed, puzzle headed, blunder headed, muddle headed, muddy headed, pig headed, beetle headed, buffle headed, chuckle headed, mutton headed, maggoty headed, grossheaded, beef headed, fat witted, fat-headed, weak-minded, feeble-minded, dull minded, shallow minded, lack- brained, rattle-brained, rattle headed, half witted, lean witted, short witted, dull witted, blunt-witted, shallow-pated, clod-pated, addle- pated, addle-brained, dim-sighted, short-sighted, thick-skulled, weak in the upper story, shallow, borne, weak, wanting, soft, sappy, spoony, dull, dull as a beetle, stupid, heavy, insulse, obtuse, blunt, stolid, doltish, asinine, inapt, prosaic, hebetudinous, childish, child-like, infantine, infantile, babyish, babish, puerile, anile, simple, old-womanish, fatuous, idiotic, imbecile, driveling, blatant, babbling, vacant, sottish, bewildered, blockish, unteachable Boeotian, Boeotic, bovine, ungifted, undiscerning, unenlightened, unwise, unphilosophical, apish, simious, foolish, silly, senseless, irrational, insensate, nonsensical, inept, maudlin, narrow-minded, bigoted, giddy, rash, eccentric, foolish, unwise, injudicious, improper, unreasonable, without reason, ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, silly, stupid, asinine, ill-imagined, ill-advised, ill-judged, ill-devised, mal entendu, inconsistent, irrational, unphilosophical, extravagant, sleeveless, idle, pointless, useless, inexpedient, frivolous, Davus sum non, a fool's bolt is soon shot clitellae bovi sunt im, fools rush in where angels fear to tread, il n' a ni bouche ni eperon, the bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, to varnish nonsense with the charms of sound.


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