blush

meaning: sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty) (noun)

synonyms:flush,


meaning: a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health (noun)

synonyms:flush, rosiness, bloom,


meaning: to turn red in the face, as if in embarrassment or shame (verb)

example:They blushed when a younger student whistled as they walked by.

synonyms:flush, crimson, redden,


meaning: to become rosy or reddish (verb)

example:Their cheeks blushed in the cold winter air.