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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blush /ˈblʌʃ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 blush /ˈbləʃ/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blush v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blushed p. pr. & vb. n. Blushing.]
 1. To become suffused with red in the cheeks, as from a sense of shame, modesty, or confusion; to become red from such cause, as the cheeks or face.
 To the nuptial bower
 I led her blushing like the morn.   --Milton.
    In the presence of the shameless and unblushing, the young offender is ashamed to blush.   --Buckminster.
 He would stroke
 The head of modest and ingenuous worth,
 That blushed at its own praise.   --Cowper.
 2. To grow red; to have a red or rosy color.
 The sun of heaven, methought, was loth to set,
 But stayed, and made the western welkin blush.   --Shak.
 3. To have a warm and delicate color, as some roses and other flowers.
    Full many a flower is born to blush unseen.   --T. Gray.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blush, v. t.
 1. To suffuse with a blush; to redden; to make roseate. [Obs.]
    To blush and beautify the cheek again.   --Shak.
 2. To express or make known by blushing.
    I'll blush you thanks.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blush, n.
 1. A suffusion of the cheeks or face with red, as from a sense of shame, confusion, or modesty.
    The rosy blush of love.   --Trumbull.
 2. A red or reddish color; a rosy tint.
    Light's last blushes tinged the distant hills.   --Lyttleton.
 At first blush, or At the first blush, at the first appearance or view. At the first blush, we thought they had been ships come from France.” --Hakluyt.
 Note: This phrase is used now more of ideas, opinions, etc., than of material things. “All purely identical propositions, obviously, and at first blush, appear,” etc. --Locke.
 To put to the blush, to cause to blush with shame; to put to shame.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of
           good health [syn: bloom, flush, rosiness]
      2: sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt
         or shame or modesty) [syn: flush]
      v 1: turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed
           when a young man whistled as she walked by" [syn: crimson,
            flush, redden]
      2: become rosy or reddish; "her cheeks blushed in the cold
         winter air"