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Definition 1: a deep and vivid red color - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for crimson in the sense of this definition

(crimson is a kind of ...) red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

Definition 2: turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame - [verb of body]

Samples where crimson or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

Synonyms for crimson in the sense of this definition

(crimson is a kind of ...) change color, often in an undesired manner

"The shirts discolored"

Definition 3: characterized by violence or bloodshed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where crimson or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days
  • fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing
  • convulsed with red rage

Synonyms for crimson in the sense of this definition

(crimson is similar to ...) having or covered with or accompanied by blood

"a bloody nose" "your scarf is all bloody" "the effects will be violent and probably bloody" "a bloody fight"

Definition 4: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for crimson in the sense of this definition

(crimson is similar to ...) being or having or characterized by hue

Definition 5: (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where crimson or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • crimson with fury
  • turned red from exertion
  • with puffy reddened eyes
  • red-faced and violent
  • flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment

Synonyms for crimson in the sense of this definition

(crimson is similar to ...) having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination

"colored crepe paper" "the film was in color" "amber-colored heads of grain"

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