blush with (an emotion)

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blush with (an emotion)

To have a red face while feeling a particular emotion (which is stated after "with"). I blushed with embarrassment when the teacher caught me not paying attention in class and yelled at me.
See also: blush

blush with something

[for someone's cheeks] to redden from a particular emotion or reaction. She blushed with shame. You could see that Lily was blushing with anger, even though she tried to conceal it.
See also: blush
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Baffled, one of us couldn't help asking, "But where are the spoons and forks?" I blushed with embarrassment when we were told that the place is called Kamayan simply because we were supposed to eat with our hands.
I also understand that when they entered the room, sheepish Harry blushed with embarrassment as he was greeted by a series of whoops and cheers from friends.
When she recovered, Subo blushed with embarrassment and said: "Oh, what a daft thing to do."
The 43-year-old six-footer, from Dulwich, south London, had earlier blushed with embarrassment when his manhood was described as "utterly unremarkable."
Actually, I got a Pinky & Perky video for my birthday recently and they were performing on it and I swear I blushed with embarrassment. But I've had an awful lot of crushes since then!
He blushed with embarrassment. Fortunately, no one noticed in the excitement.
Nina, 23, blushed with embarrassment as she confirmed the romance that could lead to a merger of the two great Irish racing families.
Siobhan Redmond blushed with embarrassment when she squeezed into a red rubber costume for comedy thriller In The Red.