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a blush of shame

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  • Blush — Blush, n. 1. A suffusion of the cheeks or face with red, as from a sense of shame, confusion, or modesty. [1913 Webster] The rosy blush of love. Trumbull. [1913 Webster] 2. A red or reddish color; a rosy tint. [1913 Webster] Light s last blushes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shame — {{11}}shame (n.) O.E. sceamu, sceomu feeling of guilt or disgrace, from P.Gmc. *skamo (Cf. O.S. skama, O.N. skömm, Swed. skam, O.Fris. scome, Du. schaamte, O.H.G. scama, Ger. Scham), probably from PIE *skem , from *kem …   Etymology dictionary

  • blush — vb Blush, flush are comparable as verbs primarily when meaning to turn or grow red in the face and as nouns when meaning a turning or growing red in the face. Blush implies a sudden heightening of color usually as the result of shame or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • blush — [blush] vi. [ME blushen, to shine brightly, blush, glance < OE blyscan; akin to blyse, torch < IE * bhles , shine > BLAZE1] 1. to become red in the face from shame, embarrassment, or confusion 2. to be ashamed or embarrassed: usually… …   English World dictionary

  • Blush — (bl[u^]sh) v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blushed} (bl[u^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blushing}.] [OE. bluschen to shine, look, turn red, AS. blyscan to glow; akin to blysa a torch, [=a]bl[=y]sian to blush, D. blozen, Dan. blusse to blaze, blush.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shame — Shame, n. [OE. shame, schame, AS. scamu, sceamu; akin to OS. & OHG. scama, G. scham, Icel. sk[ o]mm, shkamm, Sw. & Dan. skam, D. & G. schande, Goth. skanda shame, skaman sik to be ashamed; perhaps from a root skam meaning to cover, and akin to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blush — I n. 1) a deep blush 2) (misc.) at first blush ( at first sight ); in the first blush of youth ( as a youth ) II v. 1) to blush deeply; readily 2) (D; intr.) to blush at (to blush at the very suggestion) 3) (D; intr.) to blush for, with (he… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • blush — blushful, adj. blushfully, adv. blushfulness, n. blushingly, adv. blushless, adj. /blush/, v.i. 1. to redden, as from embarrassment or shame: He blushed when they called him a conquering hero. 2. to feel shame or embarrassment (often fol. by at… …   Universalium

  • blush — /blʌʃ / (say blush) verb (i) 1. to redden as from embarrassment, shame, or modesty. 2. to feel shame (at, for, etc.). 3. (of the sky, flowers, etc.) to become rosy. –verb (t) 4. to make red; flush. 5. to make known by a blush. –noun 6. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • blush — {{11}}blush (n.) mid 14c., a look, a glance (sense preserved in at first blush), also a gleam, a gleaming (late 14c.), from BLUSH (Cf. blush) (v.). As a reddening of the face from 1590s. Meaning a rosy color is 1590s. {{12}}blush (v.) mid 14c.,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • blush — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, probably from blusshen Date: 14th century 1. outward appearance ; view < at first blush > 2. a reddening of the face especially from shame, modesty, or confusion 3. a red or rosy tint 4. a cosmetic applied to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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