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Hustle vs. Rustle

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Hustle

Push roughly; jostle
They were hissed and hustled as they went in
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Rustle

To move with soft fluttering or crackling sounds
The leaves rustled in the breeze.
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Hustle

Obtain illicitly or by forceful action
Linda hustled money from men she met
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Rustle

To move or act energetically or while making such sounds
Mice rustled across the floor.
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Hustle

Engage in prostitution
She would hustle for a few dollars
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Rustle

To steal livestock, especially cattle.
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Hustle

A state of great activity
The hustle and bustle of the big cities
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Rustle

To cause to rustle
Rustled the newspaper.
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Hustle

A fraud or swindle
The hustles being used to avoid the draft
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Rustle

To obtain or produce by energetic effort
Rustled up some food in the kitchen.
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Hustle

To move or act energetically and rapidly
We hustled to get dinner ready on time.
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Rustle

To steal (livestock, especially cattle).
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Hustle

To push or force one's way.
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Rustle

A soft crackling sound similar to the movement of dry leaves.
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Hustle

To act aggressively, especially in business dealings.
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Rustle

A movement producing such a sound.
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Hustle

To obtain something by deceitful or illicit means; practice theft or swindling.
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Rustle

(ergative) To move (something) with a soft crackling sound.
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Hustle

To solicit customers. Used of a pimp or prostitute.
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Rustle

(transitive) To make or obtain in a lively, energetic way.
Rustle up
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Hustle

To misrepresent one's ability in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling.
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Rustle

(transitive) To steal (cattle or other livestock).
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Hustle

To push or convey in a hurried or rough manner
Hustled the prisoner into a van.
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Rustle

To make a quick succession of small sounds, like the rubbing or moving of silk cloth or dry leaves.
He is coming; I hear his straw rustle.
Prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk.
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Hustle

To cause or urge to proceed quickly; hurry
Hustled the board into a quick decision.
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Rustle

To stir about energetically; to strive to succeed; to bustle about.
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Hustle

To sell or get by questionable or aggressive means
Hustled stolen watches.
Hustling spare change.
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Rustle

To steal; - used of livestock and esp. of cattle.
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Hustle

To pressure into buying or doing something
A barfly hustling the other customers for drinks.
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Rustle

To cause to rustle; as, the wind rustles the leaves.
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Hustle

To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling
Hustle pool.
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Rustle

A quick succession or confusion of small sounds, like those made by shaking leaves or straw, by rubbing silk, or the like; a rustling.
When the noise of a torrent, the rustle of a wood, the song of birds, or the play of lambs, had power to fill the attention, and suspend all perception of the course of time.
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Hustle

The act or an instance of jostling or shoving.
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Rustle

The light noise like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
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Hustle

Energetic activity; drive.
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Rustle

Make a dry crackling sound;
Rustling silk
The dry leaves were rustling in the breeze
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Hustle

(Slang) An illicit or unethical way of doing business or obtaining money; a fraud or deceit
"the most dangerous and wide-open drug hustle of them all" (Newsweek).
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Rustle

Take illegally;
Rustle cattle
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Hustle

To push someone roughly; to crowd; to jostle.
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Hustle

(intransitive) To rush or hurry.
I'll have to hustle to get there on time.
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Hustle

(transitive) To bundle; to stow something quickly.
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Hustle

(transitive) To con, swindle, or deceive; especially financially.
The guy tried to hustle me into buying into a bogus real estate deal.
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Hustle

To play deliberately badly at a game or sport in an attempt to encourage players to challenge.
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Hustle

(informal) To obtain by illicit or forceful action.
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Hustle

(informal) To sell sex; to work as a pimp.
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Hustle

(informal) To be a prostitute; to exchange use of one's body for sexual purposes for money.
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Hustle

To dance the hustle, a disco dance.
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Hustle

(informal) To work.
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Hustle

(informal) To put a lot of effort into one's work.
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Hustle

A state of busy activity.
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Hustle

A propensity to work hard and get things done; ability to hustle.
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Hustle

(preceded by definite article) A type of disco dance, commonly danced to the Van McCoy song The Hustle.
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Hustle

(prison slang) An activity, such as prostitution or reselling stolen items, that a prisoner uses to earn money in prison.
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Hustle

(slang) An act of prostitution.
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Hustle

To shake together in confusion; to push, jostle, or crowd rudely; to handle roughly; as, to hustle a person out of a room.
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Hustle

To push or crows; to force one's way; to move hustily and with confusion; a hurry.
Leaving the king, who had hustled along the floor with his dress worfully arrayed.
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Hustle

A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
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Hustle

A rapid bustling commotion
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Hustle

Cause to move furtively and hurriedly;
The secret service agents hustled the speaker out of the amphitheater
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Hustle

Move or cause to move energetically or busily;
The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance
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Hustle

Sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
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