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Its gushes of sound rolled along the valley, and up the side of the great hills.
The wind that impelled them came in great gushes of its power, as their changing shapes, and rapid motion gave full evidence.
Hearing his voice and not seeing him, you thought of a pure spring that gushes suddenly out of the dark and grudging earth.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
If blood, issuing from a wound, gushes in distinct pulsations, then we know that an artery has been severed.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
But the sentimentalist who gushes over ills, real or imaginary, can commonly be brought to book easily enough.
OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
Here and there through the long wire-grass come perfect gushes of blue and white violets.
PALMETTO-LEAVESHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
When the nights are hot, and the moon bright, the mocking-birds burst into gushes of song at any hour.
PALMETTO-LEAVESHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
A pensive flute vainly poured, in swift recurring gushes, its rhythmic oil upon the roaring billows.
Speaking of sentiment, it gushes up on every page, and streams from every line.
THE WHITE ROSE OF MEMPHISWILLIAM C. FALKNER
The masonry of the well has altogether vanished, but the spring still gushes forth from a rock.

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION