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gush

noun

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  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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