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    Cheeks.

    What is the difference between flushed cheeks and rosy cheeks? Could some one please describe for me how the flushed cheeks are and how the rosy cheeks are?

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    Re: Cheeks.

    No difference at all in appearance.

    You may associate "rosy" with cold or exercise, while "flushed" may be from fever or embarrassment.

    If you are looking at a picture, you can use either one.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Cheeks.

    The difference is that "rosy" is often given/taken as a positive compliment when used to describe someone's complexion (usually that of an adolescent girl), whereas, "flushed" may not necessarily be so.

    "Flushed" is often used to describe a change in complexion brought on by emotion or exercise.

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