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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gush /ˈgʌʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gush v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gushed p. pr. & vb. n. Gushing.]
 1. To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously.
    He smote the rock that the waters gushed out.   --Ps ixxviii 20.
    A sea of blood gushed from the gaping wound.   --Spenser.
 2. To make a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection; to display enthusiasm in a silly, demonstrative manner. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gush, v. t.
 1. A sudden and violent issue of a fluid from an inclosed plase; an emission of a liquid in a large quantity, and with force; the fluid thus emitted; a rapid outpouring of anything; as, a gush of song from a bird.
 The gush of springs,
 An fall of lofty foundains.   --Byron.
 2. A sentimental exhibition of affection or enthusiasm, etc.; effusive display of sentiment. [Collog.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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: flush,
      2: an unrestrained expression of emotion [syn: effusion, outburst,
          blowup, ebullition]
      v 1: gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"
           [syn: spurt, spirt, spout]
      2: praise enthusiastically; "She raved about that new
         restaurant" [syn: rave]
      3: issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth;
         "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the
         building" [syn: jet]