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gushed

verb
past tense of gush

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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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“Gushed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gushed. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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