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blush

2 noun
     
blush2
1 [countable] the red colour on your face that appears when you are embarrassed:
Donald felt a blush warm his cheeks.
She bent her head to hide her blushes.
2

at first blush

literary when first thought of or considered:
At first blush, this sounds like good news.

➔ spare somebody's blushes

at spare2 (10)

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