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ablush

[ uh-bluhsh ]

adjective

  1. blushing; reddened.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ablush1

First recorded in 1850–55; a- 1 + blush

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Example Sentences

Cherry and apple trees drooped over the wall; these had ceased blossoming, but a tangle of wild-rose bushes was all ablush.

Presently Rowena returned, all ablush with joyous excitement, and begged for a rereading of the letter.

In place of the tavern a cotton-field was ablush with blossoms.

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