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gush

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a flowing or going out
  • the dam burst with a stupendous gush of water

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2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling
  • with his customary gush of tears, he once again begged his long-suffering wife to stay

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gush

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of gush (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to flow out in great quantities or with force
  • the dam cracked and water gushed from the break

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2 to make an exaggerated display of affection or enthusiasm
  • he gushed about his favorite basketball player, calling him "the best there ever was"

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The first known use of gush was in the 15th century

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“Gush.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gush. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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