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  Words related to crimson

Related / Similar Words: ruby, deep red, blush, flush, redden, red, violent, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, ruby-red, scarlet, reddened, red-faced, flushed

 

Definition:
  • a deep and vivid red;
  • turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by";
  • characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann''d by Conquest''s crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode;
  • having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies;
  • (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion; "crimson with fury"; "turned red from exertion"; "with puffy reddened eyes"; "red-faced and violent"; "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment";

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    Derivational Morphology: rubify, blush, flush, redden, bloom, rosiness, ruby, deep red, blushing mushroom, blusher, Amanita rubescens, rouge, paint

     

     
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