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blushing

A white or grayish cast on high-gloss paint; results from the precipitation of binder solids owing to incompatibility with water, oil, or solvent.
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One theory is that blushing evolved as a way of applying the social rules that encourage humans to behave towards each other in a civil and friendly manner.
Therefore, in this study we investigated the relationship between the trait of SFA and sensitivity to blushing. In order to also examine the effect of SFA on actual physiological blushing, we used infrared thermography to measure real-time changes in facial skin temperature of individuals before, during, and after blushing episodes during social encounters that might be expected to be blush-inducing.
Describing why he bought Blushing Barada, Murphy says: "She was just a lovely mare with a wonderful build and stature, and is from a solid family.
Another way to alleviate the stress caused by blushing is to speak openly about it.
Darwin, on the other hand, concluded that blushing occurs because the attention of others is focused on part of one's own body.
The causes or triggers of blushing are varied and differ from person to person - they can be both physical and emotional.
"Blushing interferes with the unscrupulous manipulation of others."
A BLUSHING is one of those things which, although it may appear fairly trivial to others, is rotten for those who suffer from it.
Today, when blushing might seem, well, downright Victorian, Vandekybus managed to turn the act--or some of it--into a thrill ride.
QI'VE always been prone to blushing, but just recently I've found it getting worse.
HANDSOME Simon Carey has finally started dating girls at the age of 31 - after an op to cure his BLUSHING.
To misquote the brilliant poet Sylvia Plath, who I am sure never blushed once in her shameless and exciting life, "Blushing is an art, like everything else, I do it remarkably well."