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noun as in red

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He collects the posters — often found forgotten in attics and sheds — and works with a team of artists to fix them up, carefully washing the paper and brightening faded crimsons and teals, essentially bringing the works back to life.

As I sat at my office desk, watching the setting sun tint the cloudless sky a light crimson, my mind reached a chromatic, if mechanical, future.

The coronavirus pandemic is rolling across America like a great crimson wave.

The restaurant sells its colorful handiwork — crimson tuna, fat-streaked salmon, finely scored squid glistening with flying fish roe — not by the piece but the box.

“I like decorating my slaves,” she said, referencing the rope, her thin, crimson-coated lips peeling off her front teeth.

Try Nebraska, South Dakota, Alaska, and Arkansas; what you might call a crimson tide.

As the Harvard Crimson noted, Byrne “had been bearing the brunt of the Harvard attack” all afternoon.

And the next film I saw you in was the very first R-rated film I saw in theaters: Crimson Tide.

In Crimson Room, players awoke in an unfamiliar room with no way of knowing how to escape.

A burning crimson flushed over the cheek of Wharton, as Louis uttered this ardent appeal to friendship and to Heaven.

Large divans of the richest crimson and violet brocades lined the walls, while ample curtains of the same served in lieu of doors.

In fact, a deep, wide stain showed crimson upon the bandages in which he had swathed his hand.

In the clear light of a window at the woman's back, her hair, with a groundwork of crimson, was overshot with iridescent lights.

Many of the officials had on high-crowned hats decorated with bunches of feathers and crimson tassels.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crimson, such as: maroon, bloody, blush, color, dye, and redden.

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