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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(reddening of the face)
a. blush
El rubor se apoderó de su rostro cuando vio al hombre que deseaba.A blush suffused her face when she saw the man she desired.
b. flush
El rubor de las mejillas de Sara me hacía pensar que tenía fiebre.The flush on Sara's cheeks made me think she had a fever.
2. (shame)
a. embarrassment
Un gran rubor se apoderó de mí cuando todo el mundo me miró al entrar a la sala.I was overcome with embarrassment when everyone looked at me as I entered the room.
3. (cosmetics)
a. blusher
Después de aplicar la base, la estecista me puso rubor en las mejillas.After applying foundation, the beautician put some blusher on my cheeks.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vergüenza)
a. embarrassment
causar ruborto embarrass
2. (sonrojo)
a. blush
3. (colorete)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. blusher
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1 (en cara) blush; flush
causar rubor a algn to make sb blush
2 (timidez) bashfulness
3 (color) bright red
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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