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- rushing or flowing forward
2012 August 23, Alasdair Lamont, “Hearts 0-1 Liverpool”, in BBC Sport:
- The Spaniard was forced off his line to clear from the onrushing John Sutton before a full-stretch save to keep an Arvydas Novikovas effort from finding the top corner from 25 yards.
- (figuratively) attacking