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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overflush.


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  • Sportsman he was, and rake and gambler, as were we all; and I have seen him often overflushed with wine, but never heard from his lips a blasphemy or foul jest, never a word unworthy of clean lips and the clean heart he carried with him to his grave.

    The Reckoning

  • O'Neil, in his gay dress of the Seventeenth Dragoons, and Harkness, wearing similar regimentals, were overflushed and frolicksome, no doubt having already begun their celebration for the victory of the Flatbush birds, which they had backed so fortunately at the Coq d'Or.

    The Reckoning

  • Boyd came later to the bush-hut, overflushed with punch, saying that he had drawn sixty pair of shoes for his men, to spite old Sabin, and meant to distribute them with music playing; and that afterward I was to join him at the fort as he had orders for himself and for me from the General, and desired to confer with me concerning them.

    The Hidden Children

  • Her cheeks, half buried against the back of the chair, were overflushed; under the closed lids the lashes glistened wet in the lamplight.

    The Fighting Chance

  • “I don’t exactly know myself, ” admitted Mortimer, still overflushed.

    The Fighting Chance

  • Religion has evanished from this late Renaissance art, nor has the after-glow of Guido Reni's hectic piety yet overflushed it.

    New Italian sketches

  • Renaissance art, nor has the afterglow of Guido Reni's hectic piety yet overflushed it.

    Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series

  • Features look the most agreeable in white Sarsenet; that a Face which is overflushed appears to advantage in the deepest Scarlet, and that the darkest Complexion is not a little alleviated by a Black Hood.

    The Spectator, Volume 2.


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