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FLUSH





Definition:

  1. [adverb] squarely or solidly; "hit him flush in the face"

  2. [adverb] in the same plane; "set it flush with the top of the table"

  3. [noun] the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    Synonyms: flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence

  4. [noun] a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    Synonyms: bloom, blush, rosiness

  5. [noun] sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
    Synonyms: hot flash

  6. [noun] a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit

  7. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: bang, boot, charge, rush, thrill, kick

  8. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: gush, outpouring

  9. [noun] sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
    Synonyms: blush

  10. [verb] turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
    Synonyms: blush, crimson, redden

  11. [verb] flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river"

  12. [verb] make level or straight; "level the ground"
    Synonyms: level, even out, even

  13. [verb] polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes"
    Synonyms: buff, burnish, furbish

  14. [verb] rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
    Synonyms: scour, purge

  15. [verb] irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"
    Synonyms: sluice

  16. [verb] cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows"

  17. [adjective] of a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane; "a door flush with the wall"; "the bottom of the window is flush with the floor"

  18. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: affluent, loaded, moneyed, wealthy

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