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A flushed complexion.‘he had a high colour to his cheeks’
- ‘Like many other clichés, that of the rosbif, the beef-fed Englishman with a fleshy face and high colour, contains more than a grain of truth.’
- ‘Mike also notices Martina's high color and agitation.’
- ‘His face, almost in profile, shows a high coloring that is close to feverish and no doubt reflects his consumptive state.’
- ‘Rei's face lost some of its high color and she got up to leave the room, but Jay reached her before she could reach the door.’
- ‘It is the face of a man of about forty, with a small beard and a high colour.’
- ‘He had a prominent handlebar moustache and a high colour to his cheeks.’
- ‘Judging from her high colour, she had definitely said it.’
- ‘Cameron's long, solid face is red, but from the dancing look in his eyes, Danielle guesses that the high color comes from the cold wind outside, not from anger.’
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