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Blush

Show shyness, embarrassment, or shame by becoming red in the face
Kate felt herself blushing scarlet
She blushed at the unexpected compliment
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Blusher

The blusher is the common name for several closely related species of the genus Amanita. A. rubescens or the blushing amanita, is found in Europe and eastern North America, and A. novinupta, also known as the new bride blushing amanita, is found in western North America.
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Blush

Be or become pink or pale red
The trees are loaded with blushing blossoms
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Blusher

A cosmetic of a powder or cream consistency used to give a warm colour to the cheeks.
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Blush

A reddening of the face as a sign of shyness, embarrassment, or shame
He had brought a faint blush to her cheeks
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Blusher

A toadstool with a buff cap bearing fluffy white spots and with white flesh that turns pink when bruised or cut, found in woodland in Eurasia and North America.
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Blush

A pink or pale red tinge
The roses were white with a lovely pink blush
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Blusher

One who blushes.
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Blush

A wine with a slight pink tint made in the manner of white wine but from red grape varieties
Blush Zinfandel
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Blusher

See blush.
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Blush

Another term for blusher (sense 1)
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Blusher

(countable) Agent noun of blush; one who blushes.
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Blush

To become red in the face, especially from modesty, embarrassment, or shame; flush.
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Blusher

Face makeup that makes the cheeks rosier.
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Blush

To become red or rosy.
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Blusher

(countable) Any of several closely related, edible species of the genus Amanita, including Amanita rubescens and Amanita novinupta.
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Blush

To feel embarrassed or ashamed
Blushed at his own audacity.
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Blusher

One that blushes.
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Blush

A reddening of the face, especially from modesty, embarrassment, or shame.
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Blusher

Yellowish edible agaric that usually turns red when touched
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Blush

A red or rosy color
The blush of dawn.
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Blusher

Makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
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Blush

A glance, look, or view
Thought the painting genuine at first blush.
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Blush

Makeup used on the face and especially on the cheekbones to give a usually rosy tint. Also called blusher.
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Blush

An act of blushing; a red glow on the face caused by shame, modesty, etc.
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Blush

A glow; a flush of colour, especially pink or red.
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Blush

(figuratively) Feeling or appearance of optimism.
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Blush

A sort of makeup, frequently a powder, used to redden the cheeks.
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Blush

A color between pink and cream.
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Blush

A pale pink wine made by removing the dark grape skins at the required point during fermentation.
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Blush

The collective noun for a group of boys.
A blush of boys.
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Blush

(intransitive) To become red in the face (and sometimes experience an associated feeling of warmth), especially due to shyness, shame, excitement, or embarrassment.
The love scene made him blush to the roots of his hair / to the tips of his ears.
He wasn't used to this much attention, so he blushed as he saw dozens of pairs of eyes watching him.
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Blush

To be ashamed or embarrassed (to do something).
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Blush

(intransitive) To become red.
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Blush

(transitive) To suffuse with a blush; to redden; to make rosy.
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Blush

(copulative) To change skin color in the face (to a particular shade).
When he saw it, he blushed a beet red.
I wasn't surprised, but it was embarrassing enough that I blushed a little pink.
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Blush

(transitive) To express or make known by blushing.
Looking at me with a knowing glare, she blushed her discomfort with the situation.
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Blush

(intransitive) To have a warm and delicate colour, like some roses and other flowers.
The garden was full of blossoms that blushed in myriad shades to form a beautiful carpet of color.
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Blush

To glance with the eye, cast a glance.
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Blush

Of dope or varnish: to develop an undesirable white precipitate on the surface, due to being applied in humid conditions.
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Blush

To become suffused with red in the cheeks, as from a sense of shame, modesty, or confusion; to become red from such cause, as the cheeks or face.
To the nuptial bowerI led her blushing like the morn.
In the presence of the shameless and unblushing, the young offender is ashamed to blush.
He would strokeThe head of modest and ingenuous worth,That blushed at its own praise.
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Blush

To grow red; to have a red or rosy color.
The sun of heaven, methought, was loth to set,But stayed, and made the western welkin blush.
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Blush

To have a warm and delicate color, as some roses and other flowers.
Full many a flower is born to blush unseen.
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Blush

To suffuse with a blush; to redden; to make roseate.
To blush and beautify the cheek again.
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Blush

To express or make known by blushing.
I'll blush you thanks.
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Blush

A suffusion of the cheeks or face with red, as from a sense of shame, confusion, or modesty.
The rosy blush of love.
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Blush

A red or reddish color; a rosy tint.
Light's last blushes tinged the distant hills.
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Blush

A rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
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Blush

Sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
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Blush

Turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame;
The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by
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Blush

Become rosy or reddish;
Her cheeks blushed in the cold winter air
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