first blush

Definition of "first blush"
  1. The preliminary understanding or examination of a subject or situation
How to use "first blush" in a sentence
  1. At first blush, the contract seemed simple, but it turned out to be very complex.
  2. The evidence presented at first blush pointed towards the defendant’s guilt.
  3. The proposed settlement didn't look appealing at first blush, but it was the most practical solution.

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