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adjective as in cherry

adjective as in rubicund

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This elephant-sized creature had shaggy reddish-brown fur and long, curving tusks.

Their heads also protrude a bit higher due to the slight differences in the positioning of their vertebrates—allowing a better look at the gold ring encircling their reddish-brown eyes.

A gregarious man with fading hair and a reddish beard, Charlie often helped Mami with housekeeping and other chores.

By the 1790s, British entrepreneurs were adding palm oil to soap for its reddish-orange color and violetlike scent.

It has a reddish tint, hanging out in the constellation Pisces.

Instead, they are blobs of reddish stars without any particular structure.

Her finely penciled lips are a coppery brown, playing off her salmon-colored suit and her reddish hair.

A few years later, Goudeau met Carr, a slender woman with a mane of long reddish-brown hair, at a Phoenix nightclub.

Pedestrians dodge streams of reddish liquid in the streets, said to be pollution from tanneries.

The hair is more reddish these days, and he likes to tuck under a black calf-skin hat.

Microscopically, they are yellow or reddish-brown crystals, which differ greatly in size and shape.

Malarial parasites stain characteristically: the cytoplasm, sky-blue; the chromatin, reddish-purple.

The surface is covered by a shallow, reddish-coloured soil, producing a variety of shrubs and plants.

She had the reddish hair of the Binns and the pearl-blue eyes of the Rummelsbergers from over the mountains.

The cliffs of Red Point partake of a reddish tinge and appear to be disposed nearly in horizontal strata.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reddish, such as: blooming, cerise, claret, crimson, blushing, and bright red.

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