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Blanch or flush:‘she saw that he had changed colour and she now experienced some of his embarrassment’
blush, redden, go pink, turn pink, go red, turn red, go crimson, turn crimson, go scarlet, turn scarlet, change colour, crimson, tint, burn upView synonyms
- ‘As he warmed to his subject his face changed colour from red to purple.’
- ‘His face often changed color with anger, despair, passion and fear.’
- ‘His face changes colour and he is visibly angry.’
- ‘Then he turned towards the young lady to reproach her, but saw that she had changed colour and her face was pale.’
- ‘Andrew changed colour and his friend, who was trained in first aid, dragged him off the couch on to the floor checked his airway was clear and started administering resuscitation techniques.’
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