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verb [intransitive]     blush pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleblushing
past tenseblushed
past participleblushed
  1. 1
    if you blush, your cheeks become red because you feel embarrassed or ashamed

    “A few of the girls were after me,” he recalled, blushing slightly.

  2. 2
    formal to feel embarrassed or ashamed
    blush to do something:

    I blush to admit it, but it’s true.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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