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gushing

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of gushing

  1. 1 overly or insincerely flattering heaped disgustingly gushing praise on her boss's very modest singing skills Synonyms of gushing adulatory, fulsome, gushy, hagiographic (also hagiographical), oily, oleaginous, soapy, unctuousWords Related to gushing drooling, slavering, slobbering; cloying, sickening; demonstrative, effusive, mushy, uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; artificial, backhanded, feigned, hypocritical, insincere, left-handed, mealymouthed, sanctimonious, two-faced; disarming, endearing, ingratiating, winning, winsome; extravagant, lavish, unrestrained; abundant, copious, profuseNear Antonyms of gushing artless, earnest, genuine, heartfelt, honest, ingenuous, sincere, true, unaffected, unfeigned, unpretending, unpretentious

  2. 2 pouring forth in great amounts the gushing water from the opened fire hydrant reduced water pressure to a dangerous level Synonyms of gushing copious, galore, profuse, lavish, riotousWords Related to gushing abounding, abundant, ample, bounteous, bountiful, liberal, plenteous, plentiful; extravagant, luxuriant; fat, fecund, fertile; free, munificent, openhanded, unsparing, unstinting; excessive, immoderate, redundant; adequate, complete, enough, sufficientNear Antonyms of gushing meager (or meagre), niggardly, poor, scant, scanty, spare, sparse, stingy; deficient, inadequate, incomplete, insufficient, lacking, scarce, unsatisfactory, wanting; bare, mere, minimalAntonyms of gushing dribbling, trickling



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