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 for To flush a joints
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flush \Flush\, v. t.
     1. To cause to be full; to flood; to overflow; to overwhelm
        with water; as, to flush the meadows; to flood for the
        purpose of cleaning; as, to flush a sewer.
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     2. To cause the blood to rush into (the face); to put to the
        blush, or to cause to glow with excitement.
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              Nor flush with shame the passing virgin's cheek.
                                                    --Gay.
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              Sudden a thought came like a full-blown rose,
              Flushing his brow.                    --Keats.
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     3. To make suddenly or temporarily red or rosy, as if
        suffused with blood.
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              How faintly flushed. how phantom fair,
              Was Monte Rosa, hanging there!        --Tennyson.
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     4. To excite; to animate; to stir.
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              Such things as can only feed his pride and flush his
              ambition.                             --South.
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     5. To cause to start, as a hunter a bird. --Nares.
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     6. To cause to flow; to draw water from, or pour it over or
        through (a pond, meadow, sewer, etc.); to cleanse by means
        of a rush of water.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     To flush a joints (Masonry), to fill them in; to point the
        level; to make them flush.
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