blushing

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adjective blush·ing \ˈblə-shiŋ\

Definition of blushing

  1. :  marked by blushes her blushing cheeks —often used conventionally to suggest (sometimes ironically) an appearance of youthful innocence the blushing bride

blushingly

adverb The presumptuous child blushingly protested she had never expressed any such wish to Peter … — Henry James

1609

First Known Use of blushing

1609



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