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mush

1 noun
     
mush1
1 [singular, uncountable]DF 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 mush

if your brains, heart etc turn to mush, you cannot think clearly or sensibly:
If you watch too much TV, your brains will turn to mush.
3 [uncountable] American EnglishDFF a thick porridge made from cornmeal
4 [uncountable] a book, film etc that is about love and is sentimental:
poetry and mush like that

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