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Flush

Definition

[n] sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
[n] a sudden rapid flow (as of water); "he heard the flush of a toilet"; "there was a little gush of blood"; "she attacked him with an outpouring of words"
[n] the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a rush!"; "he does it for kicks"
[n] a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit
[n] the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
[n] a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
[n] sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
[adv] squarely or solidly; "hit him flush in the face"
[adv] in the same plane; "set it flush with the top of the table"
[adj] having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations"
[v] turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
[v] cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows"
[v] flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river"
[v] irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"
[v] rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
[v] polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes"


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