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    flush a tiger

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence? May I know which of the mentioned three synonyms fit to the present case?

    Boggley Wollah is situated in a fine, lonely, marshy, jungly district, famous for snipe-shooting, and where not infrequently you may flush a tiger.

    flush = startle, spring or rouse

    Thank you for your efforts.

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    V

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    Re: flush a tiger

    I'd assume that this would be to hunt it.

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