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flush

noun

1 flush

The period of greatest prosperity or productivity.

synonyms: bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flower, heyday, peak, prime.

Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; ... show more

Roget 838: rejoicing, exultation, triumph, jubilation, heyday, flush, revelling; merrymaking etc. (amusement) 840; jubilee etc. (celebration) ... show more

Roget 382: heat, caloric; temperature, warmth, fervor, calidity; incalescence, incandescence; glow, flush; fever, hectic.    phlogiston; fire, ... show more

Roget 420: light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencil; sunbeam, moonbeam; aurora.    day; sunshine; light of day, light of heaven; ... show more

Roget 428: color, hue, tint, tinge, dye, complexion, shade, tincture, cast, livery, coloration, glow, flush; tone, ... show more

Dutch: bloeiperiode, bloeitijd, hoogtijdagen
Polish: szczyt



2 flush

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

synonyms: bloom, blush, rosiness.

Roget 821: feeling; suffering etc. v.; endurance, tolerance, sufferance, supportance, experience, response; sympathy etc. (love) 897; ... show more

Dutch: schaamrood
Polish: rumieniec

3 flush

Sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders).

synonym: hot flash.

4 flush

A poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit.

5 flush

The swift release of a store of affective force.

synonyms: bang, boot, charge, kick, rush, thrill.

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... show more

Roget 348: running water.    jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau [Fr.]; sluice.    water spout, water fall; ... show more

6 flush

A sudden rapid flow (as of water):
— He heard the flush of a toilet.

synonyms: gush, outpouring.

Dutch: gutsen, plemp, plens, plomp, plons
Polish: wytryśnięcie, tryśnięcie, strzyknięcie

7 flush

Sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty).

synonym: blush.

Polish: kolorki, kolory, rumieniec

verb

1 flush

Turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame.

synonyms: blush, crimson, redden.

Roget 434: be red, become red etc. adj.; blush, flush, color up, mantle, redden.    render red etc. adj.; redden, rouge; ... show more

Roget 821: feel; receive an impression etc. n.; be impressed with etc. adj.; entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling etc. n.. respond; ... show more

Roget 382: be hot etc. adj.; glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, ... show more

Dutch: blozen, kleuren

2 flush

Flow freely.

3 flush

Glow or cause to glow with warm color or light.

4 flush

Make level or straight.

synonyms: even, even out, level.

5 flush

Rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid:
— Flush the wound with antibiotics.

synonyms: purge, scour.

Roget 652: be clean, render clean etc. adj.; clean, cleanse; mundify, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, ... show more

6 flush

Irrigate with water from a sluice.

synonym: sluice.

7 flush

Cause to flow or flood with or as if with water.

adjective

1 flush

Of a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane.

Roget 959: drunk, tipsy; intoxicated; inebrious, inebriate, inebriated; in one's cups; in a state of intoxication etc. n.; temulent, temulentive; bombed, smashed; ... show more

Roget 251: flat, plane, even, flush, scutiform, discoid; level etc. (horizontal) 213; flat as a pancake, flat as a fluke, flat as a flounder, ... show more

Roget 654: healthy, healthful; in health etc. n.; well, sound, hearty, hale, fresh, green, whole; florid, flush, ... show more

2 flush

Having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value:
— A speculator flush with cash.

synonyms: affluent, loaded, moneyed, substantial, wealthy.

Roget 803: wealthy, rich, affluent, opulent, moneyed, monied, worth much; well to do, well off; warm; comfortable, well, well provided for.    ... show more

Roget 639: sufficient, enough, adequate, up to the mark, commensurate, competent, satisfactory, valid, tangible.    measured; moderate etc. (temperate) ... show more

Polish: bogaty, majętny, możny, zamożny

adverb

1 flush

Squarely or solidly.

2 flush

In the same plane.


Moby thesaurus: Hygeia, SRO, ablution, abounding, abounding in riches, abundant, ace, adjacent, affluent, afterglow, air glow, align, all-sufficing, ample, animate, animation, aplenty, arousal, arouse, at full length ... show more.

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