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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyrush into
he/she/itrushes into
present participlerushing into
past tenserushed into
past participlerushed into
  1. rush into something to do something without first thinking carefully about it

    Try not to rush into a decision you may later regret.

    rush headlong into something (=do something too quickly):

    I swore to myself I wouldn’t rush headlong into another romance.

See also main entry: rush


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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