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Synonyms for blushful

having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset

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of blush color


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He associates "Nightingale" with Greece because the bird is called a Dryad and because "Bacchus, Lethe, and the blushful Hippocrene are all on call" (24).
Longfellow will never again be as much loved, prized, and memorized as he was in 1850, or even 1950; but when you read him at his best--the sonnets and short ballads, the translations, "The Building of the Ship", "A Psalm of Life"--you know that this is the real stuff--"the true, the blushful Hippocrene.