Part of speech:
A deep-red, translucent variety of the mineral corundum, containing small amounts of chromium and valued as a gem.
(Slang, UK) tea
Having a healthy red color
The yellow, red, or blackish fruit of any of these plants.
Becoming red; specif., blushing or flushing
of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
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The definition of crimson is something that is deep red in color.
Mixed or tinged with red; somewhat red.
A brownish orange.
Strong to vivid red.
An outward and often deceptive appearance:
Having high colour from exposure to the weather; ruddy-faced; disordered.
Very ornate; flowery:
Inclined to a healthy rosiness; ruddy.
A rosy color
(Firearms) a carton of 500 rimfire cartridges, which forms the approximate size and shape of a brick.
Any of various reddish cosmetics in powder, paste, or liquid form, esp. a red or reddish cream, for adding color to the cheeks or lips: a cosmetic used esp. formerly
Showing blushes; rosy red.
Reddish; tinged with red.
A strong brown.
(Rare) Glowing, gleaming, etc.
Red; esp., blood-red
A dry red wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France.
Intense or extreme, especially in emotion:
The state or quality of being red
Any of several common red, brown, black, green, or yellow minerals having the general chemical formula A3B2SiO8 , where A is either calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), iron (Fe), or manganese (Mn) and B is either aluminum (Al), manganese, iron, chromium (Cr), or vanadium (V). Garnet crystals are dodecahedral in shape, transparent to semitransparent, and have a vitreous luster. They usually occur in metamorphic rocks but also occur in igneous and sedimentary rocks.
Any of various plants of the genus Dianthus, such as sweet William, often cultivated for their showy, fragrant, usually pink, red, or white flowers.
Any of several other red pigments resembling this
To make or become purple
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition which causes facial redness.
A river of the south-central United States rising in two branches in the Texas Panhandle and flowing about 2,100 km (1,300 mi) eastward along the Texas-Oklahoma border and into Arkansas, where it turns southward into Louisiana and then southeast to the Mississippi River.
A member of a Marxist-Leninist party or a supporter of one; a Communist.
One that believes in or follows the ideas of Marx and Engels.
The amount of something lost:
A financial loss in business.
A town in Northern Italy, site of the Battle of Magenta after which the color magenta was named.
An increase in wealth, earnings, etc.; profit; winnings
(--- loosely) Any dry red table wine
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