- 1. flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush, time period, period of time, period
- usage: the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
- 2. bloom, blush, flush, rosiness, good health, healthiness
- usage: a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
- 3. hot flash, flush, symptom
- usage: sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
- 4. flush, poker hand
- usage: a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit
- 5. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick, exhilaration, excitement
- usage: 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"
- 6. flush, gush, outpouring, flow, flowing
- usage: 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"
- 7. blush, flush, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction
- usage: sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
- 1. blush, crimson, flush, redden, discolor, discolour, colour, color
- usage: turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
- 2. flush, run, flow, feed, course
- usage: flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river"
- 3. flush, glow
- usage: glow or cause to glow with warm color or light; "the sky flushed with rosy splendor"
- 4. flush, level, even out, even, change surface
- usage: make level or straight; "level the ground"
- 5. flush, scour, purge, rinse, rinse off
- usage: rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
- 6. sluice, flush, drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse
- usage: irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"
- 7. flush, water, irrigate
- usage: cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows"
- 1. flush(predicate), even (vs. uneven)
- usage: of a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane; "a door flush with the wall"; "the bottom of the window is flush with the floor"
- 2. affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy, rich (vs. poor)
- usage: 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"
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- 1. flush
- usage: squarely or solidly; "hit him flush in the face"
- 2. flush
- usage: in the same plane; "set it flush with the top of the table"
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