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verb [intransitive] gush pronunciation in British English /ɡʌʃ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegushing
past tensegushed
past participlegushed

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  1. 1
    if a liquid gushes, it flows quickly and in large quantities

    Oil began to gush out of the broken pipe.

  2. 2
    to express admiration or pleasure with so much enthusiasm that people think you are not sincere

    Popular magazines are always gushing about his looks.

    1. a.
      if words or emotions gush from you, you unexpectedly express them very strongly


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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