a wash of something

a sudden strong feeling

a wash of pain/warmth/anger


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • wash up (something) — 1. to be moved and left in another place by the flow of water. Following the sinking of the ferry, a number of bodies washed up on shore. Scattered around the bridge is a lot of debris that washed up. 2. to clean the dishes after a meal. Who s… …   New idioms dictionary

  • wash down something — wash down (something) to drink a liquid to help you swallow something. It was a great meal washed down with several glasses of wine. He got two aspirin and washed them down with a glass of water …   New idioms dictionary

  • wash out something — wash out (something) to cause an activity or event not to happen because of rain. Even the golf tournament was washed out this week. Storms washed the picnic out …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) wash of something — a wash of something phrase a sudden strong feeling a wash of pain/​warmth/​anger Thesaurus: sudden instances of a particular emotionsynonym Main entry: wash …   Useful english dictionary

  • wash down — (something) to drink a liquid to help you swallow something. It was a great meal washed down with several glasses of wine. He got two aspirin and washed them down with a glass of water …   New idioms dictionary

  • wash out — (something) to cause an activity or event not to happen because of rain. Even the golf tournament was washed out this week. Storms washed the picnic out …   New idioms dictionary

  • wash — wash1 [ waʃ ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to clean something, usually with soap and water: I ve got to wash the dishes. a freshly washed shirt a ) intransitive or transitive to clean a part of your body, usually with soap and water: Wash your hands… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wash out — verb 1. prevent or interrupt due to rain (Freq. 1) The storm had washed out the game • Syn: ↑rain out • Hypernyms: ↑prevent, ↑keep • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • wash away — verb 1. eliminate wash away all the differences • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take away • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Something s something 2. remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or …   Useful english dictionary

  • wash — [[t]wɒ̱ʃ[/t]] ♦♦♦ washes, washing, washed 1) VERB If you wash something, you clean it using water and usually a substance such as soap or detergent. [V n] He got a job washing dishes in a pizza parlour... [V n] The colours gently fade each time… …   English dictionary

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