Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCARLETS

What azures, and emeralds, and Tyrians scarlets can be got into fibers of thread.

Scarlets war with golden oranges, and vermilions fade into palpitating pinks.

All the scarlets and vermilions are gone; a luminous pink bathes the whole picture in its fairy light.

Strawberry jam is made the same way, and the scarlets are most proper for that purpose.

The scarlets, and pinks, and blues, and whites of the robes appeared doubly bright.

In borders of tall plants the scarlets are very showy; they cannot, however, endure shade; the position should be sunny and open.

Silks and satins, scarlets and velvets, as Poor Richard says, put out the kitchen fire.

It would be something, though, a smallpox nine pitted against the scarlets or the measles, with an umpire from the mixed ward!

All the scarlets and vermilions are gone; a luminous pink bathes the whole scene in its fairy light.

Look at the plants in my bed-room window, scarlets, and blue things, and lilies of the Nile!