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adjective as in blushing

noun as in blush


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Example Sentences

“Yes,” the young man said, his face reddening as he struggled to take a breath.

The morning is fresh; a keen wind is chasing the clouds across a grey sky and reddening the youngsters' fingers.

Professor Theobald instinctively began to follow and then stopped, reddening, as he met the glance of Miss Temperley.

Already a red astrachan tree invited us on every trip to the brook, and other old 259 trees were bearing fast reddening fruit.

Itching and reddening of the skin commenced within twenty-four hours.

Reddening up to the very eyes, he closed the package hurriedly and pushed it under his waistcoat.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reddening, such as: embarrassed, flushed, flushing, humiliated, ashamed, and bashful.

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