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Definition of blush verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    blush

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//blʌʃ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blush
     
    he / she / it blushes
     
    past simple blushed
     
    -ing form blushing
     
     
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  1. 1 [intransitive] to become red in the face because you are embarrassed or ashamed synonym go red blush (with something) (at something) to blush with embarrassment/shame She blushed furiously at the memory of the conversation. He looked away, blushing. + adj./noun He blushed crimson at the thought.
  2. 2 [transitive] blush to do something to be ashamed or embarrassed about something I blush to admit it, but I really like her music.
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