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synonyms for blushing

  • embarrassed
  • flushed
  • humiliated
  • ashamed
  • bashful
  • blushful
  • red-faced
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antonyms for blushing

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  • arrogant
  • bold
  • immodest
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How to use blushing in a sentence

Nature seems still to wish to keep the young and blushing girl apart from that connection which entails grave and arduous duties.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
At this poem Mary professed herself delighted; for she was long past blushing at lip service.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
He has often come to ask after you,” she said blushing, “but he is afraid to see you, lest it should do you harm just now.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
"I have not sent for you for nothing, Oswald," she said, blushing a little as if it were a hard matter she had to speak of.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
Another titter through the court-room, the colonel and the squire blushing redder than ever.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Well, you know what I mean, said the girl, blushing fiery red under OLearys laughing eyes.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
"She said she must hurry back to her lessons, mamma," answered Grace, blushing for her sister.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
Blushing warmly, she escaped from his lingering caresses, and then he led her back on deck.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
"Yes, for it seems to bring me nearer to my darling husband," cried Nita, blushing warmly.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
"Yes; Rhoda Maxfield," returned the girl, blushing more deeply and painfully than before.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO BLUSHING

  • abashed
  • apologetic
  • bashful
  • blushing
  • chagrined
  • compunctious
  • conscience-stricken
  • contrite
  • crestfallen
  • debased
  • demeaned
  • disconcerted
  • distraught
  • distressed
  • embarrassed
  • flustered
  • guilty
  • hesitant
  • humble
  • humbled
  • humiliated
  • meek
  • mortified
  • muddled
  • penitent
  • regretful
  • reluctant
  • repentant
  • shamed
  • shamefaced
  • sheepish
  • shy
  • sorry
  • stammering
  • stuttering
  • submissive
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