(Blush"et) n. A modest girl. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Blush"ful) a. Full of blushes.
While from his ardent look the turning Spring
Averts her blushful face.
(Blush"ing), a. Showing blushes; rosy red; having a warm and delicate color like some roses
and other flowers; blooming; ruddy; roseate.
The dappled pink and blushing rose.
(Blush"ing), n. The act of turning red; the appearance of a reddish color or flush upon the
(Blush"ing*ly), adv. In a blushing manner; with a blush or blushes; as, to answer or confess
(Blush"less), a. Free from blushes; incapable of blushing; shameless; impudent.
Vice now, secure, her blushless front shall raise.
(Blush"y) a. Like a blush; having the color of a blush; rosy. [R.] "A blushy color." Harvey.
(Blus"ter) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blustered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Blustering.] [Allied to blast.]
1. To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather.
And ever-threatening storms
Of Chaos blustering round.
2. To talk with noisy violence; to swagger, as a turbulent or boasting person; to act in a noisy, tumultuous
way; to play the bully; to storm; to rage.
Your ministerial directors blustered like tragic tyrants.
(Blus"ter), v. t. To utter, or do, with noisy violence; to force by blustering; to bully.
He bloweth and blustereth out . . . his abominable blasphemy.
Sir T. More.
As if therewith he meant to bluster all princes into a perfect obedience to his commands.
1. Fitful noise and violence, as of a storm; violent winds; boisterousness.
To the winds they set
Their corners, when with bluster to confound
Sea, air, and shore.
2. Noisy and violent or threatening talk; noisy and boastful language. L'Estrange.
Syn. Noise; boisterousness; tumult; turbulence; confusion; boasting; swaggering; bullying.
(Blus"ter*er) n. One who, or that which, blusters; a noisy swaggerer.
1. Exhibiting noisy violence, as the wind; stormy; tumultuous.
A tempest and a blustering day.