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Topic: COLOURS


crimson

1 adjective
     
crim‧son1
1CC deep red in colour:
The leaves turn crimson in autumn.
a crimson dress
2 if you go crimson, your face becomes red because you are very angry or embarrassed
go/turn/flush/blush crimson
The boy blushed crimson.
crimson with
Her face was crimson with embarrassment.
crimson noun [uncountable]
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