Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of blush.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of blush.

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Examples

  • Still, given the size and circumstances of Merrill's losses, their blushes should be the deepest.

    Implausible Deniability?

  • But given the size and circumstances of Merrill's losses, their blushes should be the deepest.

    For Merrill Lynch and O'Neal,

  • We are not going to outrage your sweet modesties, or call blushes on your maiden cheeks.

    The Virginians

  • The shoulders of the ladies at play were no barer than those of the slatterns who gaped at them playing; but for Ippolita, who had always been a decent girl, let us hope her blushes were a cloak.

    Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso

  • She was all the more fascinating to the admiring eyes that watched her, because she sat alone, electrified by the inspiration and magnetism from within, and did not need the stimulus of another voice close by her side, breathing compliments and flattery, to brighten her eyes and call the blushes to her cheeks.

    Mae Madden

  • "Are you Miss Plumstead, and did you expect to meet your father here?" he asked kindly, while Sylvia slipped her arms from his neck and looked very confused, for it is not pleasant to rush about the world hugging the wrong people, and her blushes were a sight to see as she stammered out an incoherent apology for her blunder.

    The Adventurous Seven Their Hazardous Undertaking

  • But I am thankful to live in times when men no longer have the temptation to write so as to call blushes on women's cheeks, and would shame to whisper wicked allusions to honest boys.

    Roundabout Papers

  • We are not going to outrage your sweet modesties, or call blushes on your maiden cheeks.

    The Virginians

  • But I am thankful to live in times when men no longer have the temptation to write so as to call blushes on women’s cheeks, and would shame to whisper wicked allusions to honest boys.

    Roundabout Papers

  • Probably because of the time period in which the anime is set, plus the permanent two red "blushes" on the main character's face is so annoying!!

    Anime Nano!

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