gush

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gush (forth) from (someone or something)

To rush or flow out of someone or something in an uncontrolled manner. We had to turn around because water was gushing forth from the fire hydrant at the end of the street. I got so flustered when I saw him that the words that just started gushing from me—I don't even know what I said!
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gush (forth) out of (someone or something)

To rush or flow out of someone or something in an uncontrolled manner. We had to turn around because water was gushing forth out of the fire hydrant at the end of the street. I got so flustered when I saw him that the words that just started gushing out of me—I don't even know what I said!
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gush (out) from (someone or something)

To rush or flow out of someone or something in an uncontrolled manner. We had to turn around because water was gushing out from the fire hydrant at the end of the street. I got so flustered when I saw him that the words that just started gushing from me—I don't even know what I said!
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gush with (something)

To rush or flow with something in an uncontrolled manner. We had to turn around because the fire hydrant at the end of the street was gushing with water.
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gush over (someone or something)

1. To rush or flow over someone or something in an uncontrolled manner. The water from the fire hydrant gushed over the street, making it impossible to pass.
2. To speak about someone or something with great energy and enthusiasm. Charlie must really like you—he gushes over you every chance he gets. Gina's editor keeps gushing over her brilliant manuscript.
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gush (forth) (from someone or something)

 and gush (forth) (out of someone or something); gush (out) (from someone or something) to spout out of someone or something.
(Can be words, water, blood, vomit, etc. The optional elements cannot be transposed.) The blood gushed forth from his wound. Curses gushed forth from Sharon. Water gushed forth out of the broken pipe. The words gushed out from her mouth. The curses gushed from her mouth in torrents.

gush over someone or something

 
1. Lit. [for liquid] to flood over someone or something. The floodwaters gushed over the farmland. The hot soup gushed over the cook as the huge pot tipped over.
2. Fig. [for someone] to heap praise, flattery, and compliments on someone or something. Aunt Mattie always gushed over us children so much that we dreaded her coming. All the guests gushed over my beet salad.
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gush with something

[for something] to flow with something. The stream gushed with the sudden runoff of the storm. The faucet gushed with brownish water, so I turned it off.
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gush over

v.
To speak or write about something or someone with wild enthusiasm: They returned from the new store and gushed over the great shoes they had bought.
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