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Synonyms for blush

turn red

Synonyms

reddening

Synonyms for blush

to become red in the face

a fresh rosy complexion

a quick look

Synonyms for blush

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

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

turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame

become rosy or reddish

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Tom" blushed scarlet to see this aristocratic white youth cringe to him, a nigger, and call him "Young Marster.
Elton, and now did full justice to; and Harriet blushed and smiled, and said she had always thought Mr.
She blushed at this hint; but it was even visibly gratifying to her; and after a ten minutes' interval of earnest thought, she came to her sister again, and said with great good humour, "Perhaps, Elinor, it WAS rather ill-judged in me to go to Allenham; but Mr.
I blushed at my inconsideration: but, without showing further consciousness of the offence, I hastened to add - 'The truth is, sir, I passed the first part of the night in - ' Here I stopped afresh - I was about to say 'perusing those old volumes,' then it would have revealed my knowledge of their written, as well as their printed, contents; so, correcting myself, I went on - 'in spelling over the name scratched on that window-ledge.
She blushed like a young girl in the first happiness of the discovery.
Nor was it that the figs were moist and pulpy, or that the French plums blushed in modest tartness from their highly-decorated boxes, or that everything was good to eat and in its Christmas dress; but the customers were all so hurried and so eager in the hopeful promise of the day, that they tumbled up against each other at the door, crashing their wicker baskets wildly, and left their purchases upon the counter, and came running back to fetch them, and committed hundreds of the like mistakes, in the best humour possible; while the Grocer and his people were so frank and fresh that the polished hearts with which they fastened their aprons behind might have been their own, worn outside for general inspection, and for Christmas daws to peck at if they chose.
You're much too pretty and thoughtless' - my mother blushed but laughed, and seemed not to dislike this character - 'to have any duties imposed upon you that can be undertaken by me.
He offered these friendly suggestions in such a lively way, that we both laughed and I scarcely blushed.
And she kissed the Doctor many times, so that he giggled and blushed like a school-girl.