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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty); A rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health. v. - Turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; Become rosy or reddish.

Usage examples (39)
  • Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.
  • It's also embarassing and somewhat telling to admit that the only way to get me to blush is to compliment my writing.
  • They didn't offer me a new Lexus for my troubles, however~although they did email back in blush mode.
  • We'll use "blush" - pronounced 'bloosh' the way Scots would say it. for more
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