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English verb: redden

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

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

Synonymsblush, crimson, flush

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)color, colour, discolor, discolour

2. redden (change) make red

SamplesThe setting sun reddened the sky.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize

Narrower (hyponym)carmine, encrimson, madder, rubify, ruddle, vermilion

3. redden (change) turn red or redder

SamplesThe sky reddened.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)color, colour, discolor, discolour

Narrower (hyponym)blush

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