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blush / bləsh/ • v. [intr.] develop a pink tinge in the face from embarrassment or shame: she blushed at the unexpected compliment. ∎  feel embarrassed or ashamed. • n. 1. a reddening of the face as a sign of embarrassment or shame: he had brought a faint blush to her cheeks. ∎  a pink or pale red tinge: the roses were white with a lovely pink blush. ∎ another term for blusher). 2. (also blush wine) a wine with a slight pink tint made in the manner of white wine but from red grape varieties. PHRASES: at first blush at the first glimpse or impression.

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blush

blush vb. OE. blysċan, corr. to MLG. bloschen, LG. blüsken; cf. (M)Du. blōzen, OE. āblysian.

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Blush

Blush

a group of young boys, 1486 [15th-century pun on the shyness of adolescent youth].

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blush

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