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  • as inbashful
  • as inblushing

synonyms for blushful

  • confused
  • coy
  • diffident
  • embarrassed
  • reticent
  • self-conscious
  • sheepish
  • timid
  • abashed
  • backward
  • blushing
  • chary
  • constrained
  • demure
  • humble
  • modest
  • nervous
  • overmodest
  • recoiling
  • reserved
  • retiring
  • self-effacing
  • shamefaced
  • shrinking
  • silent
  • timorous
  • unassertive
  • verecund
  • embarrassed
  • flushed
  • humiliated
  • ashamed
  • bashful
  • red-faced
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antonyms for blushful

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  • aggressive
  • bold
  • forward
  • confident
  • unabashed
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How to use blushful in a sentence

When, after a short time, they came out, she began to chatter with blushful animation.
THE WHITE PEACOCKD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
The familiar frequenters of Venner's eyed in cold silence his entrance, his blushful wait and his hurried exit.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 2COMPTON MACKENZIE
But Hoddan got them back to the ship, in confusion tending toward the blushful.
THE PIRATES OF ERSATZMURRAY LEINSTER
Blushful at the intimacy of the thought she looked at herself in the glass.
GUY AND PAULINECOMPTON MACKENZIE
Pauline felt very shy and blushful when she met him so intimately as this, after all her plans for him on the night before.
GUY AND PAULINECOMPTON MACKENZIE
Blushful and bashful she stood; but her eyes, deeply watchful, never left him.
REST HARROWMAURICE HEWLETT
Blushful at the intimacy of the thought, she looked at herself in the glass.
PLASHERS MEADCOMPTON MACKENZIE
At 7.50—he, benign, I blushful—we approached the attach-case.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 159, DECEMBER 1, 1920VARIOUS
Her features were modified by the most transient sentiments, and were the seat of a softness at all times blushful and bewitching.
ORMOND, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
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WORDS RELATED TO BLUSHFUL

  • abashed
  • backward
  • blushful
  • blushing
  • chary
  • confused
  • constrained
  • coy
  • demure
  • diffident
  • embarrassed
  • humble
  • modest
  • nervous
  • overmodest
  • recoiling
  • reserved
  • reticent
  • retiring
  • self-conscious
  • self-effacing
  • shamefaced
  • sheepish
  • shrinking
  • silent
  • timid
  • timorous
  • unassertive
  • verecund
  • ashamed
  • bashful
  • blushful
  • embarrassed
  • flushed
  • humiliated
  • red-faced
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.