blush with (an emotion)

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blush with (an emotion)

To have a red face while feeling a particular emotion. 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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'When someone blushes with embarrassment, when someone carries away an ache, when something sacred is made to appear common, when someone's weakness provides laughter, when profanity is required to make it funny, when a child is brought to tears or when everyone can't join in the laughter, its a poor joke..'.......
IT'S the car that BLUSHES with embarrassment when you cut someone up.