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Synonyms for blushing

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

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While dancing a quadrille with her, he asks for it: "The pretty child looked at him sorrowfully and whispered blushingly: 'Kusse mich!
The Racing Post's own superb sites have blushingly declined to be eligible for awards, for obvious reasons.
In his brief discussion of Sappho, the preeminent Greek poet of erotic desire, Lane Fox blushingly marvels at her lesbianism--"she really desires these ladies"--before changing tack and deeming her a "poetess of flowers." (Perhaps it's his horticulturalist's eye, not old-fogeyism, that's to blame: He writes a weekly gardening column for The Financial Times.)
For Marlowe, in his "Hero and Leander" and "Hero and Leander Completed," Iyengar argues in chapter 4, the battle between skin tones, blushingly red, pale white, and black, are markers of "the struggle of narrative poetry to give birth to lyric" (103).
Others blushingly admit personal mistakes and analyze their actions in close situations.
But when Bush (from Dolly Patron's hometown, Sevierville, Tenn.) and Hall (born near Detroit but now an Atlanta transplant) started writing together in 2002, the two almost blushingly confessed they were closet country lovers.
"Turd and monstrance" must blushingly, charmingly, admit their chiming kinship of t's and r's.
Dublin office worker David (Jonathan Byrne) arrives at the church for his wedding to Fiona (Justine Mitchell), but the bride blushingly admits she's having second thoughts.
This disaffection from the fullness of humanity prompts the patrons of a literal, official church to disdain and to draw blushingly back from the body, defending themselves against its sexual dews and damps through an obsession with negative sexuality, with a conviction that no sex is better than any sex, that, if sex is necessary to continue the race, it remains so unnatural and undignified that it must be eliminated from the Incarnation that is thus dehumanized by being rendered sexless.
it was Morganna Rothschild) and, blushing, had to admit he had been playing neither." On PS 92-93, there is no comma after "and"; instead of "blushing," Huxley opts for "blushingly."
An elementary school teacher who blushingly admits: "I haven't gotten very far with the book!"
The tiny lobby bar only hints at the blushingly romantic decor and the eclectic California cuisine of Amador City's Imperial Hotel (14202 State 49; 267-9172).
The barebreasted women are okay, they blushingly admit.
He blushingly admitted that Marianne Moore had once called his work true poetry.