"flushing" in the verb sense
1. blush, crimson, flush, redden
turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
"The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
"The garbage flushed down the river"
glow or cause to glow with warm color or light
"the sky flushed with rosy splendor"
4. flush, level, even out, even
make level or straight
"level the ground"
5. flush, scour, purge
rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
"flush the wound with antibiotics"
"purge the old gas tank"
6. sluice, flush
irrigate with water from a sluice
"sluice the earth"
cause to flow or flood with or as if with water
"flush the meadows"
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