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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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.
Nina, 23, blushed with embarrassment as she confirmed the romance that could lead to a merger of the two great Irish racing families.
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