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  • v. Present participle of flush.
  • n. The act by which something is flushed.
  • n. A heavy, coarse cloth manufactured from shoddy.
  • n. A surface formed of floating threads.


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  • Our bodies consist of around 50% water, and this needs to be replenished daily to assist in flushing toxins out of the body and assisting the digestive system. 60-70 ounces of water and/or juices is recommended to be taken each day to assist is making bowel movements softer and more regular, and to help flush the colon at the same time.

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  • The story about a puppy who survives flushing is remarkable.

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  • Portland's productive creative class .... circling the drain .... flushing ever so more toward Gomorrah.

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  • The pig heads are dirt cheap in flushing, queens chinatown.

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  • The National Trust actively campaigns on climate change, and now it has said that answering the call of nature outside saves both on water and the energy used in flushing the lavatory.

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  • A full 15-20 minutes of flushing is required to properly remove the substance from the eyes.

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  • The locals supposedly started a snakehead population in flushing meadows/corona lake in Queens NY because snakehead is apparently quite the delicacy for local Koreans.

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  • I'm triggerhappy this morning and will have no (immediate) regrets in flushing comments down the memory hole.

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  • They would be worth checking into for new construction since flushing is one of our biggest water uses.

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  • He has to close his eyes under her heated gaze, can feel his skin flushing under her studied observation.

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  • The practice of feeding cows or sheep a very high level of nutrition for a couple of weeks before the breeding season in order to improve fertility.

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