blush

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
blush

Plural
blushes

  1. (countable) A blush is a type of wine with a slight pink tint.
  2. (countable & uncountable) A blush is a type of makeup that is used to redden the cheeks.
  3. (uncountable) Blush is a color between pink and cream.     

Verb[change]

Plain form
blush

Third-person singular
blushes

Past tense
blushed

Past participle
blushed

Present participle
blushing

  1. (intransitive) If you blush, your face becomes red, especially when you are shy, excited, or embarrassed.
    The kissing scene made the kids blush.
  2. (transitive) If you blush, the skin color of your face changes into a particular shade.
    Her face blushed a little pink as she was embarrassed by what happened.
  3. (intransitive) If something blushes, it is becoming pink or light red.
    The blossoms began to blush last week.

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