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erubescent Line breaks: eru|bes¦cent
Pronunciation: /ˌɛrʊˈbɛs(ə)nt/

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Definition of erubescent in English:


Reddening; blushing.
Example sentences
  • Sharazon ran a hand over Kira's cheek, feeling her erubescent gaze seeing into his very soul.
  • I found myself sharing a room with three sleep deprived revelers, who enthusiastically briefed me on the previous night's activity, which consisted primarily of inhaling massive quantities of wine from a goatskin bag, the erubescent liquid invariably cascading profusely down their white linen shirts.


Mid 18th century: from Latin erubescent- 'blushing', from the verb erubescere, from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + rubescere 'redden' (from rubere 'be red').

Words that rhyme with erubescent

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