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red adj.

1 of the colour of blood

VERBS glow The coals glowed red in the dying fire.

ADV. very | slightly The leaves looked slightly red.

ADJ. bright, brilliant, fiery, flaming, vibrant, vivid flaming red hair | dark, deep, rich | light, pale | dull | blood, brick, ruby her ruby red lips > Special page at COLOUR

2 of the face

VERBS be, look | flush, go, grow, turn Mr Grubb was shouting and growing redder and redder in the face.

ADV. very | quite | rather, slightly

ADJ. bright, fiery He could feel himself going bright red.

PREP. with Ross flushed red with embarrassment.

PHRASES as red as a beetroot, red in the face Charles was rapidly turning red in the face.