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adjective as in turning red

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That failure has the reddest state in the nation blushing blue.

Chuck Todd solemnized his marriage to Meet the Press, NBC News's 67-year-old public affairs program, much like a blushing bride.

Watts does a good, blushing sideways glance and has her flat upper class intonations off to a tee.

She was a blushing bride of seventeen, a sad and stoic wife, a loving mother, an embittered chaperone, and a daughter pushed away.

Audience members could ask earnest, unselfconscious questions like whether e-books were real books without blushing.

Nature seems still to wish to keep the young and blushing girl apart from that connection which entails grave and arduous duties.

At this poem Mary professed herself delighted; for she was long past blushing at lip service.

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.

"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.

Another titter through the court-room, the colonel and the squire blushing redder than ever.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blushing, such as: embarrassed, flushed, flushing, humiliated, reddening, and ashamed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.