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stampede

noun [C] uk   /stæmˈpiːd/ us  
an occasion when many large animals or many people suddenly all move quickly and in an uncontrolled way, usually in the same direction at the same time, especially because of fear: Two shoppers were injured in the stampede as shop doors opened on the first day of the sale.

stampede

verb [I or T] uk   /stæmˈpiːd/ us  
When animals or people stampede, they all move quickly in the same direction, often because they are frightened: A loud clap of thunder made the herd stampede. figurative No amount of pressure will stampede (= force) this committee into making hasty decisions.
(Definition of stampede from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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