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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.
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.
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.