- v turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
- v make red
The setting sun reddened the sky
- v turn red or redder
The sky reddened
- s (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
with puffy reddened eyes
- s lighted with red light as if with flames
reddened faces around the campfire
- With reddened eyes and leftover makeupnot to mention the diamonds embedded in her teethshe looks older than her 24 years but acts younger, clutching a pillow to her chest and .
- Her eyes reddened by tear gas and her clothes soaking wet from a heavy downpour, Hamidah Ibrahim, a 23-year-old undergraduate from the northern city of Ipoh, huddled against a shop .
- Traces were visible of more than a random share of scars and broken noses and of skin reddened by weather and bourbon.
News & Articles
- Shantala Shivalingappa brings audience to tears, feet
I don’t think I’ll ever forget seeing Shantala Shivalingappa leap on to the stage last night, her arms outstretched, reddened fingers spread. It was almost otherworldly — she looked like an elegant heron or egret in human form, flying onto the semi-darkened stage. From that first moment, it was obvious that we were watching an artist at the top of her craft.
June 7, 2013 - Charleston City Paper
- Barack Obama in Wall Street Journal
We can still hear his voice bellowing through the Senate chamber, face reddened, fist pounding the podium, a veritable force of nature, in support of health care or workers' rights or civil rights,President Barack Obama said, in an emotional...
- Bosley Crowther in The Age
When it was released, New York Times critic Bosley Crowther called it little more than a slapstick comedy "reddened with blotches of violence of the most grisly sort".