rash

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. reckless (see rashness).—n. eruption, breaking out (see disease).
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. precipitate, impetuous, impulsive, foolish, hotheaded, thoughtless, reckless, headstrong, bold, careless, determined, audacious, heedless, madcap, unthinking, headlong, incautious, wild, precipitant, hasty, overhasty, unwary, injudicious, venturous, foolhardy, imprudent, venturesome, adventurous, daring, daredevil, jumping to conclusions, insuppressible, breakneck, irrational, fiery, furious, frenzied, passionate, immature, hurried, aimless, excited, feverish, indomitable, tenacious, frantic, indiscreet, quixotic, uncalcuLating, ill-advised, inadvisable, unconsidered, without thinking, unadvised, irresponsible, brash, precipitous, premature, sudden, burning one's fingers, harebrained, hotblooded, harum-scarum, game to the last, devil-may-care, rushing in where angels fear to tread.
Ant. calm*, cautious, level-headed.
n.
1. [A skin eruption]
Syn. hives, dermatitis, redness, prickly heat; see blemish , disease .
2. [A sudden large number of instances]
Syn. outbreak, spate, wave; see fit 2 , plenty .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
incautious, reckless, impulsive, thoughtless, careless, hasty, injudicious, devil-may-care, unwary, foolhardy.
ANT.: cautious, careful, judicious
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by unthinking boldness and haste: brash, foolhardy, harum-scarum, hasty, headlong, hotheaded, ill-considered, impetuous, improvident, impulsive, incautious, madcap, precipitant, precipitate, reckless, slapdash, temerarious, unconsidered. See CAREFUL.
V
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A sudden increase in something, as the occurrence of a disease: epidemic, outbreak, plague. See INCREASE.

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  • Rash — Rash, n. [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}.] (Med.) A fine eruption or efflorescence on the body, with little or no… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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