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v. red·dened, red·den·ing, red·dens
To make red.
1. To become red.
2. To blush.
References in classic literature ?
Reddening the snowy streets with the prevailing Republican colour, in winding and tramping through them, as they had reddened them below the snow with a deeper dye, they carried him thus into the courtyard of the building where he lived.
Captain Ahab, said the reddening mate, moving further into the cabin, with a daring so strangely respectful and cautious that it almost seemed not only every way seeking to avoid the slightest outward manifestation of itself, but within also seemed more than half distrustful of itself; A better man than I might well pass over in thee what he would quickly enough resent in a younger man; aye!
"I called once or twice at your house," said Rostov, reddening.
Anecdotally, people who took care of macaws noticed them blushing, their cheeks reddening with increased blood flow, much like in humans, But they still needed to document the phenomenon.
Blushing - the reddening of the cheeks as adrenaline makes the blood vessels widen - is a puzzling phenomenon.
Side effects of chemical peels include swelling, crusting, reddening, acne, and pigmentation changes in the skin.
Using dust reddening as a proxy for distance, Alves and Bouy found a distinct population of stars in front of the ONC.
As a result, one of the offenders punched the victim in the face, causing swelling and reddening to his eye.
Telltale signs are the reddening or yellowing of the foliage.
It accelerates the formation of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as puffiness, sagging, blotchiness or reddening of the skin.
It gently exfoliates producing a mild tingly sensation and a slight reddening to the skin although this indicates that the product has worked.
Mrs Galston said the shooting, on August 31, was seen by a passer-by, who said the teenager was laughing as he fired three shots at the 10-year-old's face, causing reddening.