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    flush - Dictionary definition and meaning for word flush

    Definition
    (noun) the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    Synonyms : bloom , blossom , efflorescence , flower , heyday , peak , prime
    Definition
    (noun) a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    Synonyms : bloom , blush , rosiness
    Definition
    (noun) sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
    Synonyms : hot flash
    Definition
    (noun) a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit Definition
    (noun) the swift release of a store of affective force
    Synonyms : bang , boot , charge , kick , rush , thrill
    Example Sentence
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks
    Definition
    (noun) a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    Synonyms : gush , outpouring
    Example Sentence
    • he heard the flush of a toilet
    • there was a little gush of blood
    • she attacked him with an outpouring of words
    Definition
    (noun) sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
    Synonyms : blush
    Definition
    (verb) turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    Synonyms : blush , crimson , redden
    Example Sentence
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by
    Definition
    (verb) flow freely
    Example Sentence
    • The garbage flushed down the river
    Definition
    (verb) glow or cause to glow with warm color or light
    Example Sentence
    • the sky flushed with rosy splendor
    Definition
    (verb) make level or straight
    Synonyms : even , even out , level
    Example Sentence
    • level the ground
    Definition
    (verb) rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
    Synonyms : purge , scour
    Example Sentence
    • flush the wound with antibiotics
    • purge the old gas tank
    Definition
    (verb) irrigate with water from a sluice
    Synonyms : sluice
    Example Sentence
    • sluice the earth
    Definition
    (verb) cause to flow or flood with or as if with water
    Example Sentence
    • flush the meadows
    Definition
    (adj) of a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane
    Example Sentence
    • a door flush with the wall
    • the bottom of the window is flush with the floor
    Definition
    (adj) having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
    Synonyms : affluent , loaded , moneyed , wealthy
    Example Sentence
    • an affluent banker
    • a speculator flush with cash
    • not merely rich but loaded
    • moneyed aristocrats
    • wealthy corporations
    Definition
    (adv) squarely or solidly
    Example Sentence
    • hit him flush in the face
    Definition
    (adv) in the same plane
    Example Sentence
    • set it flush with the top of the table
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