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blush

1. a reddish or pinkish tinge
2. a cloudy area on the surface of freshly applied gloss paint
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and Hall (born near Detroit but now an Atlanta transplant) started writing together in 2002, the two almost blushingly confessed they were closet country lovers.
Turd and monstrance" must blushingly, charmingly, admit their chiming kinship of t's and r's.
This disaffection from the fullness of humanity prompts the patrons of a literal, official church to disdain and to draw blushingly back from the body, defending themselves against its sexual dews and damps through an obsession with negative sexuality, with a conviction that no sex is better than any sex, that, if sex is necessary to continue the race, it remains so unnatural and undignified that it must be eliminated from the Incarnation that is thus dehumanized by being rendered sexless.
An elementary school teacher who blushingly admits: "I haven't gotten very far with the book
SPEED star SANDRA BULLOCK has blushingly revealed the most embarrassing moment of her career - when one of her boobs popped out at a big Hollywood event.
The tiny lobby bar only hints at the blushingly romantic decor and the eclectic California cuisine of Amador City's Imperial Hotel (14202 State 49; 267-9172).
He blushingly admitted that Marianne Moore had once called his work true poetry.
For example, Bullock dismisses suggestions that she's replaced Julia Roberts at the top of everyone's A list (``God, I hope not,'' was the blushingly delivered exact quote).
After a brisky fought battle, with neither side taking prisoners by all accounts, Rowntree blushingly accepted the offer from Vevey.