[ adjective ] having the pinkish flush of health

Used in print

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

She was a living doll and no mistake - the blue-black bang , the wide cheekbones , olive flushed , that betrayed the Cherokee strain in her Midwestern lineage , and the mouth whose only fault , in the novelist 's carping phrase , was that the lower lip was a_trifle too voluptuous .

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[ adjective ] (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion


"crimson with fury" "turned red from exertion" "with puffy reddened eyes" "red-faced and violent" "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"

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