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gush

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gush

  1. 1 a flowing or going out <the dam burst with a stupendous gush of water> Synonyms exodus, outflow, outpour, outpouringRelated Words drain, flow; ebb, reflow, reflux; rush, stampede; diaspora, emigration, flight; discharge, effluence, emanation, emissionNear Antonyms deluge, flood, inundation, overflow, spate, torrent; river, stream, tideAntonyms flux, inflow, influx, inrush

  2. 2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <with his customary gush of tears, he once again begged his long-suffering wife to stay> Synonyms agony, blaze, burst, ebullition, eruption, explosion, fit, flare, flare-up, flash, flush, gale, outburst, gust, paroxysm, spasm, stormRelated Words blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, firestorm, frenzy, furor




gush

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gush

  1. 1 to flow out in great quantities or with force <the dam cracked and water gushed from the break> Synonyms jet, pour, rush, spew, spout, spurt, squirt, swoosh Related Words cascade, issue, roll, run, stream; plash, slosh, splash, wash; surge, swell; flush, sluice; deluge, drown, engulf, flood, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swamp; fountain Near Antonyms spatter, sprinkle; bleed, exude, leak, ooze, percolate, seep, strain, weep Antonyms dribble, drip, drop, trickle

  2. 2 to make an exaggerated display of affection or enthusiasm <he gushed about his favorite basketball player, calling him “the best there ever was”> Synonyms drool, effuse, enthuse, fuss, rave, rhapsodize, slobber Related Words dote (on), fawn; emote




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