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gush

verb [I, T]     /ɡʌʃ/
LIQUID
If liquid gushes from an opening, it comes out quickly and in large amounts: He ran down the street, blood gushing from a wound in his neck.Movement of liquids
PRAISE
to praise someone so much that they do not believe you are sincere: "Darling! I'm so excited!" she gushed.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing downExaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
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