- (archaic or poetic) flushed, blushing
- 1886, Thomas De Witt Talmage, New Tabernacle Sermons:
- That is the resurrection angel, his lips still aquiver and his cheek aflush with the blast that shattered the cemeteries and woke the dead.
- 1906, Various, Different Girls:
- As the old mother sits there so quiet in her corner, her body worn to a silver thread, and hardly anything left of her but her indomitable eyes, it is hard, at least for a young thing of nineteen, all aflush and aflurry with her new party gown, to realize that that old mother is infinitely more romantic than herself.
- 1907, Stewart Edward White, Samuel Hopkins Adams, The Mystery:
- Go ahead," the quarter-deck bade him, seeing him aflush with information. "