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1. blush

verb. ['ˈblʌʃ'] turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame.

Synonyms

  • discolour
  • crimson
  • colour
  • discolor
  • redden
  • color

Antonyms

  • chromatic color
  • colored
  • achromatic color
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • blyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Blush

  • thrush
  • slush
  • plush
  • grush
  • frush
  • flush
  • crush
  • brush
  • rush
  • rusche
  • rusch
  • pusch
  • nusz
  • mush
  • musch
  • lusch
  • kusch
  • hush
  • gush
  • dush
  • dusch
  • cush
  • busche

How do you pronounce blush?

Pronounce blush as bləʃ.

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Sentences with blush


1. Noun, singular or mass
Add a splash of blush to the apples of your cheeks.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Loeffler Randall Mini Backpack: Smooth blush leather adds a hint of femininity. 


3. Verb, base form
During winter, the leaves tend to blush bronze, especially in cold temperatures and full sun exposures.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In autumn the leaves blush to shades of red, purple and pink.

Quotes about blush


1. When anybody honks at me in traffic, I blush, wave, and shout, “Thanks for being a fan.” Being a celebrity is a 24/7 thing.
- Jarod Kintz, $3.33

2. Calling it a simple schoolgirl crush was like saying a Rolls-Royce was a vehicle with four wheels, something like a hay-wagon. She did not giggle wildly and blush when she saw him, nor did she chalk his name on trees or write it on the walls of the Kissing Bridge. She simply lived with his face in her heart all the time, a kind of sweet, hurtful ache. She would have died for him..
- Stephen King, It

3. When you’re embarrassed, you turn red. When I blush, I turn plaid. I network at kilt conventions, so even if I say something awkward I still look cool.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. blush

noun. ['ˈblʌʃ'] a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health.

Synonyms

  • healthiness
  • bloom
  • rosiness
  • good health

Antonyms

  • whiten
  • achromatic
  • uncolored
  • bloodless

Etymology

  • blyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. blush

noun. ['ˈblʌʃ'] sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty).

Synonyms

  • reflex action
  • instinctive reflex
  • inborn reflex
  • unconditioned reflex
  • innate reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • reflex response

Antonyms

  • uneven
  • voluntary
  • blacken
  • stay

Etymology

  • blyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. blush

verb. ['ˈblʌʃ'] become rosy or reddish.

Antonyms

  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • blyscan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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