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Red

Definition

[n] the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
[n] a tributary of the Mississippi River
[n] emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
[adj] 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
[adj] red with or characterized by blood; "waving our red weapons o'er our heads"- Shakespeare; "The Red Badge of Courage"; "the red rules of tooth and claw"- P.B.Sears
[adj] having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
[adj] (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"
[adj] (used of hair or fur) of a reddish brown color; "red deer"; "reddish hair"
[adj] (of wine) deep reddish in color; "a red wine such as a claret or burgundy"; "a pinot noir is a red burgundy"

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