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  • 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.
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  • 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".

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