blush

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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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His superb goal-line clearance spared blushes against Sancho'sside and his general fired-up demeanour puts some of the other England players to shame.
It's left to the high class performers to try and bail their team-mates out, but where the likes of Steven Gerrard and Michael Owen often spared blushes on their travels in recent years, this time there's been no saviour.
FA Cup finalists Newcastle were spared blushes by Dietmar Hamann's fifth strike of the season.