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Flush meaning

flush - 28 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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"
  2. 2. cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; " flush the meadows"
  3. 3. To flow and spread suddenly; to rush; as, blood flushes into the face.
  4. 4. To become suddenly suffused, as the cheeks; to turn red; to blush.
  5. 5. To snow red; to shine suddenly; to glow.
  6. 6. To start up suddenly; to take wing as a bird.
  7. 7. To cause to be full; to flood; to overflow; to overwhelm with water; as, to flush the meadows; to flood for the purpose of cleaning; as, to flush a sewer.
  8. 8. To cause the blood to rush into ( the face); to put to the blush, or to cause to glow with excitement.
  9. 9. To make suddenly or temporarily red or rosy, as if suffused with blood.
  10. 10. To excite; to animate; to stir.
  11. 11. To cause to start, as a hunter a bird.
  12. 12. A sudden flowing; a rush which fills or overflows, as of water for cleansing purposes.
  13. 13. A suffusion of the face with blood, as from fear, shame, modesty, or intensity of feeling of any kind; a blush; a glow.
  14. 14. Any tinge of red color like that produced on the cheeks by a sudden rush of blood; as, the flush on the side of a peach; the flush on the clouds at sunset.
  15. 15. A sudden flood or rush of feeling; a thrill of excitement. animation, etc.; as, a flush of joy.
  16. 16. A flock of birds suddenly started up or flushed.
  17. 17. A hand of cards of the same suit.
  18. 18. Full of vigor; fresh; glowing; bright.
  19. 19. Affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal.
  20. 20. Consisting of cards of one suit.
  21. 21. So as to be level or even.
  22. 22. To cause by flow; to draw water from, or pour it over or through ( a pond, meadow, sewer, etc.); to cleanse by means of a rush of water.
  23. 23. To operate a placer mine, where the continuous supply of water is insufficient, by holding back the water, and releasing it periodically in a flood.
  24. 24. To fill underground spaces, especially in coal mines, with material carried by water, which, after drainage, constitutes a compact mass.
  25. 25. A blush; sudden redness; bloom; glow; abundance.
  26. 26. Full of vigor; abounding; having the surface level.
  27. 27. Make red in the face; excite; fill.
  28. 28. To become red in the face.

flush - examples of usage

  1. A slight flush came into Joan's cheek. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. She looked up with a sudden flush. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  3. It might take him a week to flush his game. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
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