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flush



I - noun
1. a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health (Freq. 1)
Syn:
bloom, blush, rosiness
Derivationally related forms:
rosy (for: rosiness)
Hypernyms:
good health, healthiness
2. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity (Freq. 1)
Syn:
flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom,
blossom, efflorescence
Derivationally related forms:
blossom (for: blossom)
Hypernyms:
time period, period of time, period
Hyponyms:
golden age
3. sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
Syn:
hot flash
Hypernyms:
symptom
4. a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit
Hypernyms:
poker hand
5. 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
Syn:
gush, outpouring
Derivationally related forms:
gush (for: gush)
Hypernyms:
flow, flowing
Hyponyms:
springtide
6. sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
Syn:
blush
Derivationally related forms:
blush (for: blush)
Hypernyms:
reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex,
inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction
7. the swift release of a store of affective force
- they got a great bang out of it
- what a boot!
- he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
- he does it for kicks
Syn:
bang, boot, charge, rush, thrill, kick
Derivationally related forms:
thrill (for: thrill), charge (for: charge)
Hypernyms:
exhilaration, excitement

II - verb
1. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame (Freq. 3)
- The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by
Syn:
blush, crimson, redden
Derivationally related forms:
crimson (for: crimson), blush (for: blush), blusher (for: blush)
Hypernyms:
discolor, discolour, colour, color
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
2. flow freely (Freq. 2)
- The garbage flushed down the river
Hypernyms:
run, flow, feed, course
Hyponyms:
wash down, flush down
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
3. glow or cause to glow with warm color or light
- the sky flushed with rosy splendor
Hypernyms:
glow
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something ----s something
4. make level or straight
- level the ground
Syn:
level, even out, even
Derivationally related forms:
level (for: level), leveller (for: level), leveler (for: level)
Hypernyms:
change surface
Hyponyms:
grade, strickle, strike
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
5. rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
- flush the wound with antibiotics
- purge the old gas tank
Syn:
scour, purge
Derivationally related forms:
purge (for: purge), scour (for: scour)
Hypernyms:
rinse, rinse off
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something PP
6. irrigate with water from a sluice
- sluice the earth
Syn:
sluice
Derivationally related forms:
sluice (for: sluice)
Hypernyms:
drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
7. cause to flow or flood with or as if with water
- flush the meadows
Hypernyms:
water, irrigate
Hyponyms:
suffuse, perfuse
Cause:
run, flow, feed, course
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

III - adjective
1. of a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane (Freq. 1)
- a door flush with the wall
- the bottom of the window is flush with the floor
Similar to:
even
2. 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
Syn:
affluent, loaded, moneyed, wealthy
Similar to:
rich
Derivationally related forms:
wealth (for: wealthy), wealthiness (for: wealthy), affluent (for: affluent), affluence (for: affluent)

IV - adverb
1. squarely or solidly (Freq. 2)
- hit him flush in the face
2. in the same plane
- set it flush with the top of the table

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