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redden

verb red·den \ˈre-dən\

: to make something red or to become red

red·denedred·den·ing \ˈred-niŋ, ˈre-dən-iŋ\

Full Definition of REDDEN

transitive verb
:  to make red or reddish
intransitive verb
:  to become red; especially :  blush

Examples of REDDEN

  1. First-degree burns redden the skin.
  2. Her face reddened when her name was announced.

First Known Use of REDDEN

circa 1611

Rhymes with REDDEN

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