Synonyms for gushing

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But his head was whirling round, the blood was gushing from his brow, his temple, his mouth.

Doesn't it tire you to be gushing away there all alone in your little corner?

The Tua may mean the 'gushing' river, and the Ave recalls the many Avons.

It floated downward, massed and purple-red with gushing blood.

Mrs. Henniker met me in the drawing-room, just as gushing and charming as ever.

Do not be conceited or vain, do not be silly or gushing, or too eager.

She could fancy the gushing Mrs. Temple saying, "How romantic!"

Of course she has a right to be proud of him; but it was a pity to be quite so gushing.'

Mrs Moffatt was talking about her, gushing over her, in fulsome phrases.

Worst of all, the seams had been opened by the crash and the water was gushing in at a dozen places.

WORD ORIGIN

12c., gosshien "make noises in the stomach," later (c.1400) "rush out suddenly, pour out," probably formed imitativeally in English under influence of Old Norse gusa "to gush, spurt," related to geyser. Metaphoric sense of "speak in an effusive manner" first recorded 1873. Related: Gushed; gushing. The noun is 1680s, from the verb.

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