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Word: flush

Definition: redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing


Sentences Containing 'flush'

A deadly pallor followed the flush on the countenance of Caderousse, who turned away, and the priest saw him wiping the tears from his eyes with the corner of the red handkerchief twisted round his head.
A flush stole over Miss Sutherland's face, and she picked nervously at the fringe of her jacket.
A more common cause is excessive loss of potassium, often associated with heavy fluid losses that "flush" potassium out of the body.
A second round of funding was provided by Kubota Corporation, a Japanese heavy industries player (best known in North America for their tractors) who was cash-flush and looking for new opportunities.
A single flush inlet on the top of the fuselage provided air to two high-bypass turbofan engines.
Among other things, they contain the world's earliest known system of flush toilets.
An angry flush overspread her features; and she said, in an intolerant manner, grasping the arm-chair tightly with her hands: 'What compensation can you make to ME for opening such a pit between me and my son?
An angry flush suffuse Dawlish's face."It's easy enough to pick holes in other people's ideas, Mr. Sherlock Holmes," he sneered.
Both flush mount albums as well as coffee table books are printed digitally.
But wash that boat and repaint her, and she would be about the counterpart of the most complimented boat of the old flush times: for the steamboat architecture of the West has undergone no change; neither has steamboat furniture and ornamentation undergone any.
Closed hems are completely flush while open hems have an air pocket in the bend.
Flush mount albums are usually designed in magazine-style.
Flush mount albums have hard covers with thick, unbending pages.
For young whales, in the highest health, and swelling with noble aspirations, prematurely cut off in the warm flush and May of life, with all their panting lard about them; even these brawny, buoyant heroes do sometimes sink.
Hanzha was arrested at home, reportedly managing to flush other stolen mobile phones down the toilet.
He sprang from his chair and paced about the room in uncontrollable agitation, with a flush upon his sallow cheeks and a nervous clasping and unclasping of his long thin hands.
Hemming is the process in which the edge is rolled flush to itself, while a seam joins the edges of two materials.
Her violet eyes shining, her lips parted, a pink flush upon her cheeks, all thought of her natural reserve lost in her overpowering excitement and concern.
I looked up with a flush upon my face and remorse in my heart, but Mr. Mell's eyes were fixed on Steerforth.
I now come to a phase of the Mississippi River life of the flush times of steamboating, which seems to me to warrant full examination the marvelous science of piloting, as displayed there.
In 1980, Flo and Eddie performed backing vocals on Alice Cooper's "Flush The Fashion" LP.
In the`flush times'of steamboating, a race between two notoriously fleet steamers was an event of vast importance.
In Tony Lambrianou's biography, he claims that when Reggie was stabbing Jack, his liver came out and he had to flush it down the toilet.
It harmonizes with all the surroundings, and has as natural a look of belonging there as has the flush upon sunset clouds.
Locke is flush with cash from the down payment on the arms he cannot deliver, but is drawn to keep the meetings listed in Robertson's book.
Much water flowing into the pond from storms causes the pond to flush into the Atlantic Ocean.
Parker said he refused to flush the toilet at age three or four, so his father told him if he did not flush the stool, whom he called "Mr. Hankey", it would come to life and kill him.
Raptor Pharmaceuticals is investigating 4-methylpyrazole as possible solution to curing "Asian Glow" or "Asian Flush" due to ALDH2 deficiency.
She observed his face to flush as if it had come on him in a fit.
She rendezvoused with a hunter killer group, headed by , at noon the 12th; however, patrolling aircraft and escorting destroyers failed to flush "U-760", who interned herself on the Spanish coast 8 September.
Teresa felt a flush pass over her face; she looked at Luigi, who could not refuse his assent.
The cockpit area has a somewhat more "modern" looking nose and window arrangement, larger engines, and most notably, the fuel tanks are larger and sit with their upper surfaces flush with the wing, rather than being centered on it.
The construction of Shasta Dam and its afterbay (regulating downstream dam), Keswick Dam, in 1943 and 1950, respectively, severely impaired the capability of the Sacramento River to flush away pollutants from the mine.
The E-Boat Offshore One Design is a light displacement flush deck IOR mini-ton keel-boat with a lifting cast iron keel, designed in 1974.
The largest cemetery in Normandy is the La Cambe German war cemetery, which features granite stones almost flush with the ground and groups of low-set crosses.
The Mark 2 minor variant, the 2/1, has its NBC pack flush with the hull side.
The photos of flush mount albums are printed on photographic paper, which is comparable to the quality of traditionally developed photos.
The wide flush decks and guardrails make access around the boat easy and relatively safe.
There is a comfort station and shower building including laundry facilities and flush toilets.
There is a flush bracket on the building with a code number once used to log the height above sea level.
This brought the right-side wall, as viewed from Fair Street, flush with that of the old building, the L now becoming oblong.
This lighter was lowered flush with the upper hangar deck so that an aircraft could be rolled onto to it or an aircraft could be lifted onto it once the lighter was in the water.
TownAce wagons had headlamps that sat flush with a translucent garnish that gave the appearance of a large, single headlamp.
What does the lovely flush in a beauty's cheek mean to a doctor but a`break'that ripples above some deadly disease.
When collapsed, it was flush with the flight deck.
When flows from the Shasta Dam, upstream on the Sacramento River, are sufficient to flush contaminated water away, water held in the reservoir is released through the outlet works into the Keswick Reservoir and the Sacramento River.
When watering a good soaking with a hose or watering-can is best (not just a misting from a spray gun) as this helps to flush away any salts from fertilisers that may be present in the potting mixture and also thoroughly wets the plant.
Woodworking vises are attached to a workbench, typically flush with its work surface.
Yet, there was an air about him that was not all of pity that had a flush of pride in it.
``I do not understand you, sir,''said the baroness, trying to disguise the agitation of her voice and the flush of her face.

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