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 Meanings and Examples of FLUSH
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flush
 v.  turn red, as from fever, embarrassment, or strong emotion; glow, especially with a reddish color; flow suddenly
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  As he strode along through the snow the sense of such meanings glowed in his brain and mingled with the bodily flush produced by his sharp tramp.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  To-night the pressure of accumulated misgivings sent the scale drooping toward despair, and her indifference was the more chilling after the flush of joy into which she had plunged him by dismissing Denis Eady.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
3  As he reached the door he met Zeena coming back into the room, her lips twitching with anger, a flush of excitement on her sallow face.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
4  A bright flush flew to Mattie's cheeks.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
5  They clucked to their horses and rode along in silence for a while, a flush of embarrassment on Stuart's brown cheeks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
6  There was a tenseness about her, a glow in her eyes that he had never seen before, and even in the dim light he could see the rosy flush on her cheeks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  Something in his voice made her heart beat pleasantly faster and she felt her face flush.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  A flush went over Cade's white face and Cathleen's long lashes veiled her eyes as her mouth hardened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
9  He leaned unpleasantly close in order to convey this suggestion, and she fancied she caught a significant aroma which explained the dark flush on his face and the glistening dampness of his forehead.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
10  As Selden turned away, he noticed the dark flush on Trenor's face, the unpleasant moisture of his intensely white forehead, the way his jewelled rings were wedged in the creases of his fat red fingers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
11  The moment it was dusk she pulled down the window-shades, all the shades flush with the sill, but beyond them she felt moist fleering eyes.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  At last I saw a dark spot moving on the west hill, beside the half-buried cornfield, where the sky was taking on a coppery flush from the sun that did not quite break through.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XI
13  He was obliged to turn the other's head so that the full flush of the fire light would beam upon it.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 13
14  The brown of her complexion gave way on the cheek to a perceptible flush, which deepened as she saw the gaze of the strange man fixed upon her in bold and undisguised admiration.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
15  Miss Ophelia looked keenly at him, and saw the flush of mortification and repressed vexation, and the sarcastic curl of the lip, as he spoke.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence:
1  The deathly pallor of her skin had been replaced by the faintest flush of color.
2  Sam felt her cheeks flush red.
3  A dull red flush suffused Selby's face.
4  I tend to flush old medicines down the toilet.
5  We saw the sky flush pink at dawn.
6  Interestingly enough, the plunging caused the toilet to again flush, which is something I've never witnessed.
7  "It is all very well for the present," said he; "but seriously, I trust that when the first flush of vivacity is over, you will look a little higher than domestic endearments and household joys."
8  A woodcock flushed from its cover.
9  Naomi stood in front of them, her face flushed, her hair tousled.
10  His parents flushed with pride when he went to receive his prize.
11  His face was very much agitated and very much flushed.
12  His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.