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English definition of “flush”

flush

noun [C] (RED COLOUR)    /flʌʃ/
a red colour that appears on your face or body because you are embarrassed, hot, etc.: A faint pink flush coloured her cheeks. → See also hot flushThe skin, and skin colourExpressing and showing feelings
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