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  • n  red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
  • n  a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
  • n  emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
  • n  the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue
    the company operated in the red last year
  • s  of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
  • s  characterized by violence or bloodshed
    convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode
  • s  (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
    turned red from exertion
    with puffy reddened eyes
    red-faced and violent

  • Without it, instant chocolate pudding would be greenish, artificially flavored grape soda would look blue, and cake mixes would have a lemony-green tinge.
  • He denied the red-light crimes, but the evidence against him was strong enough to convince the jury.
  • When Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer decided to make a picture of Katherine Brush's novel Red-Headed Woman, they thought at once of red-headed Clara Bow, when and if she ended her retirement .
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  • Zubin Mehta in Sydney Morning Herald
    We hope and we pray that the music will inspire people on the other side to open their hearts,Mehta told the audience of thousands, "and if they are sincere in saying that he is being well taken care of, they will not mind the Red Cross...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in FOXNews
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said, "Tonight is a red-letter night in American history. It is the last time George Bush will give the State of the Union. Next year it will be a Democratic president giving it."
  • Phil Jackson in USA Today
    I'll smoke a cigar tonight in memory of Red. He was a great guy,said Jackson, who was wearing a yellow baseball hat with the Roman numeral X on it, a gift from his children.

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