Search Result for "flushed":
1. having the pinkish flush of health;
[syn: flushed, rose-cheeked, rosy, rosy-cheeked]
2. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion;
- Example: "crimson with fury"
- Example: "turned red from exertion"
- Example: "with puffy reddened eyes"
- Example: "red-faced and violent"
- Example: "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
[syn: crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Flush \Flush\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flushed; p. pr. & vb. n. Flushing.] [Cf. OE. fluschen to fly up, penetrate, F. fluz a flowing, E. flux, dial. Sw. flossa to blaze, and E. flash; perh. influenced by blush. [root]84.] 1. To flow and spread suddenly; to rush; as, blood flushes into the face. [1913 Webster] The flushing noise of many waters. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] It flushes violently out of the cock. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. To become suddenly suffused, as the cheeks; to turn red; to blush. [1913 Webster] 3. To snow red; to shine suddenly; to glow. [1913 Webster] In her cheek, distemper flushing glowed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. To start up suddenly; to take wing as a bird. [1913 Webster] Flushing from one spray unto another. --W. Browne. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
flushed adj 1: having the pinkish flush of health [syn: flushed, rose-cheeked, rosy, rosy-cheeked] 2: (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" [syn: crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
181 Moby Thesaurus words for "flushed": ablaze, afire, ardent, baking, beaming, blistering, blithe, blithesome, bloated, bloated with pride, blooming, blowzed, blowzy, blushful, blushing, boiling, boiling over, breathless, bright, bright and sunny, broiling, burning, burning hot, burning with excitement, burnt, bursting with happiness, canicular, carried away, cheerful, cheery, cock-a-hoop, cordial, crowing, delighting, delirious, drunk, ebullient, ecstatic, elate, elated, embarrassed, enchanted, enraptured, enravished, enthusiastic, entranced, eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, excited, exhilarated, exuberant, exultant, exulting, febrile, fervent, fervid, fevered, feverish, feverous, fiery, flaming, florid, flush, flushed with pride, freaked out, fresh, fresh as April, full-blooded, genial, glad, gladsome, gloating, glowing, green, grilling, happy, hearty, heated, hectic, het up, high, hopeful, hot, hot as fire, hot as hell, hyperpyretic, hyperthermic, imparadised, impassioned, in a fever, in ecstasies, in good spirits, in heaven, in high feather, in high spirits, in paradise, in raptures, in rut, in seventh heaven, inflamed, intense, intoxicated, irrepressible, jubilant, keen, laughing, like a furnace, like an oven, lively, of good cheer, on cloud nine, on fire, optimistic, overheated, overjoyed, overjoyful, overwarm, parching, passionate, pink, piping hot, pleasant, possessed, puffed up, pyretic, radiant, rapt, raptured, rapturous, ravished, red, red-complexioned, red-faced, red-fleshed, red-hot, rejoicing, rhapsodic, riant, roasting, rosy, rosy-cheeked, rubicund, ruddy, ruddy-complexioned, ruddy-faced, sanguine, sanguineous, scalding, scorching, searing, seething, sent, sexually excited, sheepish, simmering, sizzling hot, smiling, smoking hot, sparkling, steaming, steamy, sudorific, sunburned, sunny, sweating, sweaty, sweltering, sweltry, swollen, toasting, torrid, transported, triumphant, unrestrained, vigorous, warm, white-hot, winsome, youthful, zealous