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flushed

adjective
     
flushed
1 red in the face:
He looked hot and rather flushed.
Her cheeks were flushed, her expression angry.
flushed with
He leaned forward, his face flushed with anger.
2

flushed with success/excitement/pleasure etc

excited because you have achieved something:
The team are still flushed with success after their weekend victory.

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