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Guqin vs. Gushing

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Guqinnoun

A plucked zither-like stringed instrument (chordophone), traditionally featuring seven unfretted strings, originating in ancient China.

Gushingadjective

Flowing forth suddenly or violently.

Guqin

The guqin ([kùtɕʰǐn] (listen); Chinese: 古琴) is a plucked seven-string Chinese musical instrument. It has been played since ancient times, and has traditionally been favoured by scholars and literati as an instrument of great subtlety and refinement, as highlighted by the quote as well as being associated with the ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius.

‘a gentleman does not part with his qin or se without good reason,’;

Gushingadjective

Inclined to gush; effusive.

‘a gushing tourist’;

Gushingnoun

The act or motion of something that gushes.

Gushingadjective

Rushing forth with violence, as a fluid; flowing copiously; as, gushing waters.

Gushingadjective

Emitting copiously, as tears or words; weakly and unreservedly demonstrative in matters of affection; sentimental.

Gushingadjective

flowing profusely;

‘a gushing hydrant’; ‘pouring flood waters’;

Gushingadjective

uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm;

‘a novel told in burbly panting tones’;

Gushingadjective

extravagantly demonstrative;

‘insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship’; ‘a large gushing female’; ‘write unrestrained and gushy poetry’;

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