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blush

 [blush]
sudden, brief erythema of the face and neck, resulting from vascular dilatation due to emotion or heat.

blush

(blŭsh),
1. A sudden and brief redness of the face and neck due to emotion.
2. In angiography, used metaphorically to describe neovascularity or, in some cases, extravasation.
[M.E., fr. O.E. blyscan,]

blush

(blŭsh)
1. A sudden and brief redness of the face and neck due to emotion.
2. In angiography, used metaphorically to describe neovascularity or, in some cases, extravasation.
[M.E., fr. O.E. blyscan,]
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Rather you should consider yourself someone who blushes only in some circumstances.
A friend of mine, for example, blushes when he meets people, despite the fact his personality is very outgoing.
But as Herford and Simpson (and Donaldson and Hunter) point out, Jonson is here translating Seneca, De Beneficiis: "homini probo ad rogandum os concurrat et suffundatur rubor" ("a respectable man seals his lips and is covered with blushes if he has to beg" [Loeb ed.]).
To apply cream or powder blushes, smile and place colour at the apple of cheeks, using a circular motion, blending upward and outward until there are no lines to indicate where blush begins or ends.
Revlon is also launching three blushes (Naturally Glamorous blush-on, Soft Lustre and PowderCreme) in its showcase compacts.
I have three other Tarte blushes but Natural Beauty, a rosy red, is my favorite.