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  • verb Present participle of outgush.


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  • "Oof!" the man said: a sound more of surprise and outgushing air than of pain.

    Advance and Retreat Turtledove, Harry 2002

  • The roof down the half of the stables nearest us fell in with a roar and a sudden outgushing of sizzling heat.

    Knockdown Francis, Dick 1974

  • Certain important details came up for discussion, interrupted frequently by the outgushing of Mildred's artless confidences, to all of which Persis listened patiently.

    Other People's Business The Romantic Career of the Practical Miss Dale Harriet L. Smith

  • Summer works in the present and thinks not of the future; autumn is a rich conservative; winter has utterly lost its faith, and clings tremulously to the remembrance of what has been; but spring, with its outgushing life, is the true type of the movement.

    Buds and Bird-voices 1914

  • As well try to stop the mountain torrent with a handful of dirt thrown in, as this outgushing of affection which had now become the whole world to this solitary man.

    A Lost Family Found; An Authentic Narrative of Cyrus Branch and His Family, Alias John White Elizabeth Merwin Wickham 1901

  • As if all the World’s heart-blood outgushing ensanguin’d the trance of my dream;

    From "He Heard Her Sing" 1895

  • It was the simple outgushing of volatile and irrepressible humor; he was always able to make his peace for all his mischievous capers, in the hearts of his superiors, by the genial kindness of his temper, his fearless and free disposition.

    Reminiscences and Memoirs of North Carolina and Eminent North Carolinians John Hill 1884

  • It has further been said that he did not enjoy wild nature, because in the “English Note-Books” there is no outgushing of ecstatic description.

    A Study Of Hawthorne Lathrop, George P 1876

  • It has further been said that he did not enjoy wild nature, because in the "English Note-Books" there is no outgushing of ecstatic description.

    A Study of Hawthorne George Parsons Lathrop 1874

  • We can gather round that Rock like the Israelites in the wilderness, and slake every thirst of our souls from its outgushing streams.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. John Chapters I to XIV Alexander Maclaren 1868


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