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crimson

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to develop a rosy facial color (as from excitement or embarrassment)
  • he crimsoned the minute he realized the foolishness of what he'd said

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crimson

adjective

Synonyms of crimson (Entry 2 of 2)

as in red, reddish

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The first known use of crimson was in the 15th century

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“Crimson.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crimson. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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