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  • n  a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    there was a little gush of blood
  • n  an unrestrained expression of emotion
  • v  gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    water gushed forth
  • v  praise enthusiastically
  • v  issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth

  • Palin-friendly talk show hosts gush how she'll wow 'em with her toughness and her legs.
  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chvez will gush effusively in the presence of Fidel Castro one moment, then just as earnestly he'll remind the world that he submits to the kind of free .
  • Tim Rogers for PTI Their feet were sticky and warm with blood, but neither felt any pain and couldn't figure out the source of the gush.
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  • Bill Nelson in
    That means you have 60,000 barrels a day that will gush uninterrupted and unskimmed for 10 days,said Nelson, who is pushing the Navy to outfit vessels as skimmers and have them on standby.
  • Patty Murray in
    I am extremely disappointed that this common-sense moratorium was blocked while millions of gallons of oil continue to gush into the Gulf,said Senator Patty Murray (D-WA). "We shouldn't even consider putting our environment, our economy,...
  • John Adams in RealClearPolitics (blog)
    It was enough,said John Adams, "to melt a heart of stone. I saw the tears gush into the eyes of the old, grave, pacifist Quakers of Philadelphia." "In this situation of this Assembly, groping as it were in the dark to find political...

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