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- adj. Red in the face because of embarrassment, exertion, etc.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of flush.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In calicoprinting, spread beyond the limits of the pattern: said of a color.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
- adj. having the pinkish flush of health
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His face flushed from the drug and a mad grin spread across his features.
Finding our way back home, chilled to the bone, our cheeks and noses flushed from the fresh air, to find a pot of hot coffee and a warm apple tart on the table.
The next year, hunting the same bottom, another bird (maybe the same one; who knows?) flushed from the very same hole.
She rotates on the spot, eyes wild, face flushed from the ovens heat.
And if you think Southern racism has been flushed from the Democratic Party, I suggest you look around a little.
Her skin flushed, her eyes widened, her shoulders rolled.
Her cheeks flushed from the steam of the pudding saucepan, Aunt Brigid glowed with Christmas cheer, and she did her best to instill the same in her young nephew. âMummy calls him Santa Claus, Auntie. â Oscar loved his aunt, and she told him marvelous stories of faeries and goblins and magical things.
Diuretic properties of caffeine cause potassium and other minerals to be flushed from the body.
He watched a flock of dope fiends suddenly flee the alley, like ducks flushed from the reeds.
Frye went 4-for-10 for 34 yards, threw an interception and held the ball way too long while being flushed from the pocket.