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Word: stampede

Definition: sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises


Sentences Containing 'stampede'

After Stampede Wrestling shut down in December 1989, Wellington worked in various promotions in Canada, such as Canadian National Wrestling Alliance (CNWA) and Canadian Rocky Mountain Wrestling (CRMW).
At the 2004 Calgary Stampede, Klein announced that the province had set aside the necessary funds to repay its public debt in 2005.
Borglum created several animal groups while in Paris, including "Lassoing Wild Horses" and "The Stampede of Wild Horses", which were shown at the Paris Salon in 1898 and 1899, respectively.
Born to Stu and Helen Hart, Dean Hart began wrestling in his father's Stampede Wrestling promotion along with younger brothers Bret and Owen Hart during the 1970s and 80s and was later associated with Peter Maivia's Hawaii promotion.
Dallas Lauderdale (born September 11, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League.
Dean Harry Anthony Hart (January 3, 1954 – November 21, 1990) was a Canadian professional wrestler, referee and member of the Hart family who wrestled in Canadian regional promotions during the 1970s and 1980s, most notably in the Calgary-based Stampede Wrestling.
Eric Zehnbauer of "Country Standard Time" gave the album a mostly-negative review, saying that it "shows too much of the cookie-cutter sameness that has plagued the recent 'hat act' stampede."
Even though MOOCs were once seen as "next big thing" by universities and online education service providers such as Blackboard Inc, this was in fact what has been called a "stampede."
He started his career as Biff Wellington in Stampede Wrestling as a villain, but then transitioned to a fan favorite, which he was for the remainder of his time there.
He was later waived by the Stampede on November 21 due to injury.
Her first credited role would be in "Outlaws of the Stampede" opposite Johnny Mack Brown, with her portraying the heroine.
In 1989, Wellington and Benoit beat Makhan Singh and Vokhan Singh to become Stampede Wrestling's International Tag Team Champions.
In 2009, Hamm was a member of the San Angelo Stampede Express of the Indoor Football League.
In between those American League stints, he was a highly successful manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers' top farm club, the Albuquerque Dukes of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League, and also managed the Class A San Bernardino Stampede from 1995 to 1997.
In November 2013, he was re-acquired by the Idaho Stampede.
In Stampede, Wellington frequently tagged with Chris Benoit.
In winter 1887, an audience at the Princes Street Club panicked when they thought a simulated stage fire was real; 17 people died in the stampede.
It is a stampede to them; they are quite thrown out; they have lost the scent.
Kevin Marquis Murphy (born March 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA D-League.
Lex subsequently did not allow Dillon to win a Bunkhouse Stampede match, as the Horsemen had agreed to among themselves.
On 13 October 2013, 115 pilgrims were killed and over 100 injured in a stampede at the Mandula Devi temple in Ratangarh.
On April 16, 2000, at Spring Stampede in Chicago, Illinois, all of the titles were filled with matches between the New Blood and the Millionaire's Club.
On December 4, 2009, he was signed by the Idaho Stampede of the NBA D-League.
On February 5, 2010, Barrett was acquired by the Idaho Stampede of the NBA D-league.
On January 4, 2014, he was acquired by the Idaho Stampede.
On Nov 02, Fajardo moved to Idaho Stampede of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) and was waived on Jan 03.
On October 31, 2012, he was acquired by the Idaho Stampede.
Some thought the creation of the USBA was timed to take advantage of the ABA's financial dire straits and to cause a stampede of ABA tracks to change affiliation to the new organization.
The 1964 Scotch Cup, the men's world curling championship, was held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada at the Stampede Corral between March 16-19, 1964.
The ants, fearing that the stampede will destroy their home, cried for mercy and it was heard by Solomon.
The USBA tried to fan a stampede by calling individual track operators and citing the precarious position of the ABA with the publicly published court papers outlining the debts incurred by the ABA under Merl Mennenga.
Trapped inside, 59 people died, mostly due to suffocation, and 103 were seriously injured in the resulting stampede.

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