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Dictionary definition for: Red

1. (n) the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

2. (s) having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

3. (n) a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana

4. (s) characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann''d by Conquest''s crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode

5. (n) emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries

6. (s) (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion; "crimson with fury" "turned red from exertion" "with puffy reddened eyes" "red-faced and violent" "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"

7. (n) the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; "the company operated at a loss last year" "the company operated in the red last year"

8. (s) red with or characterized by blood; "waving our red weapons o''er our heads"- Shakespeare; "The Red Badge of Courage" "the red rules of tooth and claw"- P.B.Sears

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