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mush

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, Food, dish
mushmush1 /mʌʃ/ noun  1 [singular, uncountable]DFSUBSTANCE an unpleasant soft substance, especially food, which is partly liquid and partly solid The boiled vegetables had turned to mush. She trudged through the mush of fallen leaves.2 turn/go to mush3 [uncountable] American EnglishDFF a thick porridge made from cornmeal4 [uncountable]LOVE a book, film etc that is about love and is sentimental poetry and mush like that
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mushThis is a love story, with a lot more going for it than slush and mush.I watched the others to see how to scoop up the gluey mush with my hand.As I said earlier, at first sight it looks like a grey mush.Cook the squash until it's soft, but not mush.Two children followed with a pot of mush cooling and thinning in the rain.Buffalo men, they called them, and talked slowly to the prisoners scooping mush and tapping away at their chains.But boiling the grain was a laborious process and produced an unpalatable mush.Helen, feeding the old woman mush on a spoon.turned to mushAll this quickness of mind, all her decisiveness had turned to mush when Mac came on the scene.The parking lot had turned to mush in the rain.
mushmush2 /mʊʃ/ noun British English  1 INSULT spoken informal used to speak to someone in an angry way Oi, mush! Get your hands off my car!2 [countable] British English informal someone’s face or mouth I didn’t want to see his ugly mush ever again.
Examples from the Corpus
mushThis is a love story, with a lot more going for it than slush and mush.As I said earlier, at first sight it looks like a grey mush.Helen, feeding the old woman mush on a spoon.
mushmush3 /mʌʃ/ interjection  used to tell a team of dogs that pull a sledge over snow to start moving
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