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flushes

noun
plural of flush

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement
  • was in the flush of his youth

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2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling
  • a flush of patriotic pride

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flushes

verb
present tense third-person singular of flush

Synonyms of flushes (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to pour liquid over or through in order to cleanse
  • use this cleaner to flush the drain in the sink

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2 to develop a rosy facial color (as from excitement or embarrassment)
  • he flushed deeply upon hearing the compliment

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