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blush

Synonyms of blush in English:

verb

  • Joan blushed at the unexpected compliment
    redden, turn/go pink, turn/go red, turn/go crimson, turn/go scarlet, flush, colour, crimson, tint, burn up;
    feel shy, feel embarrassment, feel shame, feel embarrassed, feel ashamed, feel sheepish, feel mortified
    archaic mantle
  • noun

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  • a deep blush spread from her head to her neck
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    erythrophobia fear of blushing

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