at first blush

idiom

Definition of at first blush

: when first seen or considered At first blush, the proposal seems ridiculous.

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“At first blush.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first%20blush. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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