\ ˈfləsht \

Definition of flushed 

: tinged with red especially in the face (as from shame, illness, heat, or physical exertion) Her mother, inclined at first to attribute her complaints to moping, took a second look at her flushed cheeks and put her to bed. —Elizabeth George Speare The man opposite looked flushed. … The broken veins on his cheeks were probably a sign of bad circulation and excessive drinking. —Mark Billingham

First Known Use of flushed

1623, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flushed was in 1623

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alleviating pain or harshness

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