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blush

  

      vb  
1    intr   to become suddenly red in the face from embarrassment, shame, modesty, or guilt; redden  
2    to make or become reddish or rosy  
      n  
3    a sudden reddening of the face from embarrassment, shame, modesty, or guilt  
4    a rosy glow  
the blush of a peach     
5    a reddish or pinkish tinge  
6    a cloudy area on the surface of freshly applied gloss paint  
7    at first blush          when first seen; as a first impression  
     (Old English blyscan; related to blysian to burn, Middle Low German blüsen to light a fire)  
  blushful      adj  
   blushing             n, adj  
  blushingly      adv  
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