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In 1690, the English philosopher John Locke wrote of a blind man who associated the sound of a trumpet with the color scarlet, although it is unclear if this was synesthesia or a metaphor, a recurring issue in synesthesia research.
THE BEAUTY OF CROSSED BRAIN WIRES - ISSUE 104: HARMONYSIDNEY PERKOWITZAUGUST 18, 2021NAUTILUS
The particles also blew east, resulting in smoggy, scarlet sunsets over the Midwest and Northeast.
12 MONTHS OF PANDEMIC LIFE IN 12 PHOTOGRAPHSPURBITA SAHAMARCH 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Sally Canzoneri’s photo of a patched-together wooden structure is even less red than Asher’s print, since the building’s coat of scarlet paint has almost entirely vanished.
IN THE GALLERIES: REJUVENATING THE OBSOLETE INTO UNCONVENTIONAL ARTMARK JENKINSFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Attaching a scarlet letter to all of them would indeed be problematic.
TUCKER CARLSON STANDS UP FOR QANON SUPPORTERSAARON BLAKEJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In this sense, being required to wear an ankle monitor is akin to wearing a criminal record on one’s body—like a digital scarlet letter.
COVID-19 HAS LED TO A WORRISOME UPTICK IN THE USE OF ELECTRONIC ANKLE MONITORSAMY NORDRUMOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
There was a very real chance coming forward could destroy any prospect of a career as a running coach, get him sued, and possibly land him with the scarlet letter of a USADA doping suspension.
INSIDE A SECRET RUNNING PROGRAM AT NIKE AND A WIN-AT-ALL-COSTS CORPORATE CULTURERACHEL KINGOCTOBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
Its pages are filled with the purple gowns of kings and the scarlet trappings of the warrior.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Under the long lashes of low lids a pair of eyes black and insolent set off the haughty lines of her scarlet lips.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The scarlet calico canopy was again set up over the bed, and the woven cradle, on its red manzanita frame, stood near.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
As she peered into the face of Dr. Ashton, her own was scarlet and yellow, and her voice rose to a shriek.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO SCARLET

  • bloody
  • florid
  • flush
  • glowing
  • red
  • rubicund
  • ruddy
  • scarlet
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