English version

scarlet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Colours
scarletscar‧let /ˈskɑːlɪt $ -ɑːr-/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 CCbright red2 British English if you go scarlet, your face becomes red, usually because you are embarrassed or angry syn blushgo/turn/flush/blush scarlet 🔊 Eileen blushed scarlet at the joke.scarlet noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
scarletIt has deeply divided mid-green leaves that flare to wild, improbable scarlet.Rachaela put her foot on the red Persian carpet and started up, out of the scarlet ambience of the lamp.But no one could hold on to summer once the stately row of Lilac Road maples began to turn scarlet and gold.His face was scarlet and twisted with hate and he began to attack me like a wild animal.Her husband probably would not like ugly scarlet splashes added to his careful colouring.go/turn/flush/blush scarletBut no one could hold on to summer once the stately row of Lilac Road maples began to turn scarlet and gold.Robbie felt her cheeks flush scarlet and she looked about her in angry embarrassment.I turned scarlet, but I did not contradict him, and we rode into town without exchanging a word.She remembered last night's kiss and went scarlet, her hand shaking as she tried to eat her salad.We blushed scarlet - then all killed ourselves laughing.
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