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Redden definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REDDEN, v.t. red'n. [from red.] To make red.
REDDEN, v.i. red'n.
1. To grow or become red.
- The coral redden and the ruby glow.
2. To blush.
Appius reddens at each word you speak.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by" [syn: blush, crimson, flush, redden]
2: make red; "The setting sun reddened the sky"
3: turn red or redder; "The sky reddened"

Merriam Webster's

verb (reddened; reddening) Date: circa 1611 transitive verb to make red or reddish intransitive verb to become red; especially blush

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. & intr. make or become red.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Redden Red"den, v. i. To grow or become red; to blush. Appius reddens at each word you speak. --Pope. He no sooner saw that her eye glistened and her cheek reddened than his obstinacy was at once subbued. --Sir W. SCott.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Redden Red"den (r?d"d'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reddened (-d'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Reddening.] [From Red, a.] To make red or somewhat red; to give a red color to.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(reddens, reddening, reddened) If someone reddens or their face reddens, their face turns pink or red, often because they are embarrassed or angry. (WRITTEN) He was working himself up to a fury, his face reddening... VERB: V

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. v. a. Make red. II. v. n. Blush, color, become red.

Moby Thesaurus

blanch, blush, carmine, change color, color, color up, crimson, darken, flame, flush, frown, glare, glow, glower, gnarl, grow red, growl, henna, incarnadine, inflame, lipstick, look black, look daggers, lower, madder, mantle, miniate, pale, pink, red-ink, rose, rouge, rubify, rubric, ruby, ruddle, ruddy, rust, scowl, snap, snarl, spit, squirm with self-consciousness, stammer, turn color, turn pale, turn red, vermilion, warm, whiten



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