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blushing

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

blushing

  1. Present participle of blush.

NounEdit

blushing (plural blushings)

  1. The act of one who blushes; a blush.
    • 1850, Charles Delucena Meigs, Observations on certain of the diseases of young children (page 159)
      In observing the phenomena presented in a case of tubercular meningitis or acute hydrocephalus, one will scarce ever fail of noticing the repeated blushings or suffusions of face in the now insensible or lethargic patient.

AdjectiveEdit

blushing (comparative more blushing, superlative most blushing)

  1. Showing blushes; rosy red.
    the blushing bride
    • Prior
      The dappled pink and blushing rose.

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