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Verb: blush  blúsh
  1. Turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by";
    - crimson, flush, redden
     
  2. Become rosy or reddish
    "her cheeks blushed in the cold winter air"
Noun: blush  blúsh
  1. A rosy colour (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    - bloom, flush, rosiness
     
  2. Sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment, guilt, shame or modesty)
    - flush
     
  3. [N. Amer] Makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    - rouge, paint, blusher

Derived forms: blushing, blushes, blushed

Type of: color [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], discolor [US], discolour [Brit, Cdn], good health, healthiness, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, makeup, make-up, physiological reaction, redden, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex, war paint [informal]

Encyclopedia: Blush, Albania