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1. red-faced

adjective. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • flushed
  • red
  • reddened
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • bloodless
  • colorlessness
  • white

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2. currant

noun. any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams.

Synonyms

  • red currant
  • black currant
  • berry

Antonyms

  • superior

3. currant

noun. any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants.

Synonyms

  • European black currant
  • Ribes nigrum
  • white currant
  • garden current
  • Ribes
  • winter currant
  • shrub
  • red currant
  • Ribes rubrum
  • genus Ribes
  • bush
  • Ribes sativum
  • black currant
  • currant bush

4. currant

noun. small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking.

5. red

adjective. ['ˈrɛd'] of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.

Synonyms

  • ruddy
  • crimson
  • reddish
  • cherry
  • carmine
  • blood-red
  • scarlet
  • chromatic
  • cerise
  • ruby
  • cherry-red

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • pessimistic
  • loss
  • birth

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. red

adjective. ['ˈrɛd'] characterized by violence or bloodshed.

Synonyms

  • crimson
  • violent

Antonyms

  • ordinal
  • unimportant
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. red

noun. ['ˈrɛd'] red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood.

Synonyms

  • vermilion
  • purplish red
  • purplish-red
  • cardinal
  • cerise
  • spectral colour
  • cherry red
  • Turkey red
  • ruby
  • alizarine red
  • crimson
  • carmine
  • chromatic colour
  • chromatic color
  • orange red
  • dark red
  • cherry
  • scarlet
  • sanguine
  • spectral color
  • chrome red
  • redness

Antonyms

  • decompression
  • unclasp
  • pull
  • standard

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. red

adjective. ['ˈrɛd'] (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • flushed
  • reddened
  • colored
  • red-faced
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • refrain
  • undercharge
  • decompress

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. Red

noun. a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana.

Synonyms

  • Louisiana
  • Lone-Star State
  • Red River
  • OK
  • LA
  • Texas
  • TX
  • Sooner State
  • Oklahoma

10. red

noun. ['ˈrɛd'] emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries.

Synonyms

  • bolshie
  • bolshy
  • Marxist
  • radical

Antonyms

  • negativeness
  • negativity
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with red-currant


1. Noun Phrase
The red currant is proof that bigger is not always better.

2. Noun Phrase
The jam made from red currants is popular in the U.K. where it generally accompanies dinners such as lamb and Sunday roast.

3. Noun Phrase
Adjust the heat so the soup is barely bubbling, then mix 1/2 cup red currant jelly with 1/2 cup finely crushed gingersnap cookies and stir the mixture into the simmering soup.

4. Noun Phrase
European pastry chefs typically use apricot jam for yellow fruits and red currant for red fruits, or you can use apple jelly if you prefer.

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