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  1. gush
    IPA[ɡəSH]
  2. verb

    • 1. (of a liquid) flow out in a rapid and plentiful stream, often suddenly:

      William watched the murky liquid gushing out millions of dollars gushed out of that office
      Synonym : surge, burst, spout, spurt, jet, stream, rush, pour, spill, well out, cascade, flood, flow, run, issue, emanate, sloosh, disembogue
    • 2. send out in a rapid and plentiful stream:

      the tanker began to gush oil from its damaged hull
    • 3. speak or write with effusiveness or exaggerated enthusiasm:

      a nice old lady reporter who covers the art openings and gushes about everything
      Synonym : enthuse, over-enthuse, be enthusiastic, be effusive, effuse, rave, rhapsodize, go into raptures, wax lyrical, effervesce, bubble over, get carried away, make too much of, overstate the case, praise to the skies, go mad, go crazy, go wild, get all worked up, go over the top, big something up, ballyhoo, cry something up

    noun

    • 1. a rapid and plentiful stream or burst of something:

      a gush of blood
    • 2. exaggerated effusiveness or enthusiasm.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: gush, plural noun: gushes

    • v.: verb: gush, 3rd person present: gushes, gerund or present participle: gushing, past tense: gushed, past participle: gushed

    • verb

      (of a liquid) flow out of something in a rapid and plentiful stream:

      discharge (liquid) in a rapid and plentiful stream:

    • noun

      a rapid and plentiful stream or burst of something:

      effusiveness or exaggerated enthusiasm.

    • adjective

      (of speech or writing) effusive or exaggeratedly enthusiastic:
    • adjective

      (of speech or writing) effusive or exaggeratedly enthusiastic:
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