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English noun: gush

1. gush (event) a sudden rapid flow (as of water)


SamplesHe heard the flush of a toilet.
There was a little gush of blood.
She attacked him with an outpouring of words.


Synonymsflush, outpouring


Broader (hypernym)flow, flowing


Narrower (hyponym)springtide

2. gush (communication) an unrestrained expression of emotion


Synonymsblowup, ebullition, effusion, outburst


Broader (hypernym)expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion


Narrower (hyponym)acting out, cry, explosion, flare


English verb: gush

1. gush (motion) gush forth in a sudden stream or jet


SamplesWater gushed forth.


Synonymsspirt, spout, spurt


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)pour


Narrower (hyponym)blow, pump, whoosh

2. gush (communication) praise enthusiastically


SamplesShe raved about that new restaurant.


ExamplesSam and Sue gush over the results of the experiment


Synonymsrave


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)praise

3. gush (contact) issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth


SamplesWater jetted forth.
Flames were jetting out of the building.


Synonymsjet


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)course, feed, flow, run









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