Search Result for "redden":
1. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame;
- Example: "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
[syn: blush, crimson, flush, redden]
2. make red;
- Example: "The setting sun reddened the sky"
3. turn red or redder;
- Example: "The sky reddened"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Redden \Red"den\ (r?d"d'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reddened (-d'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Reddening.] [From Red, a.] To make red or somewhat red; to give a red color to. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Redden \Red"den\, v. i. To grow or become red; to blush. [1913 Webster] Appius reddens at each word you speak. --Pope. [1913 Webster] He no sooner saw that her eye glistened and her cheek reddened than his obstinacy was at once subbued. --Sir W. SCott. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
50 Moby Thesaurus words for "redden": blanch, blush, carmine, change color, color, color up, crimson, darken, flame, flush, frown, glare, glow, glower, gnarl, grow red, growl, henna, incarnadine, inflame, lipstick, look black, look daggers, lower, madder, mantle, miniate, pale, pink, red-ink, rose, rouge, rubify, rubric, ruby, ruddle, ruddy, rust, scowl, snap, snarl, spit, squirm with self-consciousness, stammer, turn color, turn pale, turn red, vermilion, warm, whiten