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Definition of flushed adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of a person) red; with a red face flushed cheeks You look flushed—have you been running? Her face was flushed with anger.
  2. 2(figurative) He was flushed with success (= very excited and pleased) after his first novel was published.
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