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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Someone will reveal some romantic or business information that will leave you beaming with happiness or blushing with embarrassment.
Instead of blushing with embarrassment, they are slinging mud at us," he said during an election rally Tuesday.
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While the questions below may sound rudimentary--if not rhetorical--depending on your answers, you may be a deer in the headlights just waiting for impact, or at least blushing with embarrassment over poor boardroom performance.
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After blushing with embarrassment, I understood that this custom from my native Colombia was not a custom here in the U.
Jesus must be blushing with embarrassment at the way his flock has strayed from his true message.