- 1. crimson, ruby, deep red, red, redness
- usage: a deep and vivid red color
- 1. blush, crimson, flush, redden, discolor, discolour, colour, color
- usage: turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
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- 1. red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet, chromatic (vs. achromatic)
- usage: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
- 2. crimson, red, violent, bloody (vs. bloodless)
- usage: 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
- 3. crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed, colored (vs. uncolored), coloured, colorful
- usage: (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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