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English adjective: crimson

1. crimson of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies


Synonymsblood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, red, reddish, ruby, ruby-red, ruddy, scarlet


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

2. crimson characterized by violence or bloodshed


SamplesWrites of crimson deeds and barbaric days.
Fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing.
Convulsed with red rage.


Synonymsred, violent


Similarbloody


Antonymsbloodless

3. crimson (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion


SamplesCrimson with fury.
Turned red from exertion.
With puffy reddened eyes.
Red-faced and violent.
Flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment.


Synonymsflushed, red, red-faced, reddened


Similarcolored, colorful, coloured


Antonymsuncolored, uncoloured


English noun: crimson

1. crimson (attribute) a deep and vivid red color


Synonymsdeep red, ruby


Broader (hypernym)red, redness


English verb: crimson

1. crimson (body) turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame


SamplesThe girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by.


Synonymsblush, flush, redden


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)color, colour, discolor, discolour









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