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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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Our bashful fears, our silent interjections, our blushes, as we met each other's eyes, were expressive with an eloquence, a boyish charm, which I have ceased to feel.
Here I am, sitting at a little oak table where in old times possibly some fair lady sat to pen, with much thought and many blushes, her ill-spelt love letter, and writing in my diary in shorthand all that has happened since I closed it last.
Oh, spare his blushes," cried Ferfitchkin, sniggering.
For the rest this vengeance was very easy; for Milady, doubtless to conceal her blushes from her lover, had ordered Kitty to extinguish all the lights in the apartment, and even in the little chamber itself.
One more practiced in the arts of great cities would have hid her blushes beneath a veil, or, at least, have cast down her thickly fringed lashes, so as to have concealed the liquid lustre of her animated eyes; but, on the contrary, the delighted girl looked around her with a smile that seemed to say: "If you are my friends, rejoice with me, for I am very happy.
Naturally one blushes when one can see one's naked toes projecting through one's boots, and one's buttons hanging by a single thread
The man who blushes through shame is not said to be a constitutional blusher, nor is the man who becomes pale through fear said to be constitutionally pale.
You have," said Julia, burying her face in her hands to conceal her blushes.
Oh," cried John Monson, "to hide the blushes of the simpleton who had thrown away her money on it.
No--but I see it in his face: he blushes whenever your name is mentioned.
Her complexion was a rich and mantling olive, and when watching the glow upon her cheeks I could almost swear that beneath the transparent medium there lurked the blushes of a faint vermilion.
There was nothing in this question particularly to excite blushes, but Elizabeth started from the revery into which she had fallen, and colored to her forehead as she answered:
only want her to look kindly on me, to give me smiles as well as blushes, to keep a chair for me by herself wherever we are, and be all animation when I take it and talk to her; to think as I think, be interested in all my possessions and pleasures, try to keep me longer at Mansfield, and feel when I go away that she shall be never happy again.