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gush

gush

 
 
pronunciation:
guhsh
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: gushed, gushes, gushing
definition 1: to flood out in large amounts and with great force; spurt.
Water gushed from the hose when I turned on the faucet.
synonyms:
flood, jet, spout, spurt
antonyms:
trickle
similar words:
erupt, flow, flush, issue, overflow, pour, run, rush, squirt, stream, surge, swell, well
definition 2: to speak with too much emotion or enthusiasm.
Nora frowned when Aunt Ellie gushed about how grown-up she looked.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a sudden or heavy flow that happens with great force.
The plumber knew how to stop the gush of water from the pipe.
synonyms:
flood, jet, spurt
antonyms:
trickle
similar words:
flow, flush, overflow, stream, surge, swell, torrent
derivation: gushingly (adv.)
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