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Dictionary definition for: Flush

1. (n) the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

2. (v) turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"

3. (r) squarely or solidly; "hit him flush in the face"

4. (r) in the same plane; "set it flush with the top of the table"

5. (n) a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health

6. (v) flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river"

7. (s) 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"

8. (n) sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)

9. (v) make level or straight; "level the ground"

10. (n) a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit

11. (v) polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors" "buff my shoes"

12. (n) 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"

13. (v) rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics" "purge the old gas tank"

14. (n) 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"

15. (v) irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"

16. (v) cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows"

17. (n) sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)

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