"gushes" in the noun sense
1. flush, gush, outpouring
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"
2. effusion, gush, outburst, blowup, ebullition
an unrestrained expression of emotion
"gushes" in the verb sense
1. spurt, spirt, gush, spout
gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
"water gushed forth"
2. rave, gush
"She raved about that new restaurant"
3. jet, gush
issue in a jet come out in a jet stream or spring forth
"Water jetted forth"
"flames were jetting out of the building"
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