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flush1

flush1

 
pronunciation:
fluhsh
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a brief, heavy flow of water or other liquid.
A flush of water from the reservoir washed the fish downstream.
synonyms:
gush
similar words:
flood, rinse, rush, spout, surge, wash
definition 2: a red color or glow in the face or skin.
Fever brought a flush to her cheeks.
synonyms:
glow
antonyms:
paleness
similar words:
blush, redness
definition 3: a sudden burst of feeling.
Mr. Lim felt a flush of joy when he opened the gift.
synonyms:
surge
similar words:
rush, throb
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: flushed, flushes, flushing
definition 1: to wash out, clean, or empty with a rush of water.
City workers flushed the water main.I flushed the toilet.
synonyms:
rinse
similar words:
clean, discharge, empty, flood, wash
definition 2: to cause to turn red or blush.
Her face was flushed after she ran five miles in the heat.
antonyms:
pale
definition 3: to flow in a quick, heavy manner.
Water flushed from the pump.
synonyms:
gush
similar words:
flood, stream, wash
definition 4: to blush or turn red.
She flushed when the teacher called on her.
synonyms:
blush
similar words:
glow
derivations: flushed (adj.), flusher (n.)
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