- to make or cause to become red.
- to become red.
- to blush; flush.
Origin of redden
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Examples from the Web for redden
Redden said that he had prayed for peace, but feared for the future.Sanford Mourns the Loss of Trayvon All Over Again
July 14, 2013
Donald Morrison to redden his hands with the blood of his fellow!The Hunted Outlaw
For Mrs. Denyse to redden visibly was manifestly impossible.Little Miss Grouch
Samuel Hopkins Adams
The girl was obviously not the type to redden, but her anger was manifest.Mercenary
Dallas McCord Reynolds
Let my blood in another life also redden the impaling stake.Mystics and Saints of Islam
They worked on, for the most part silently, until daylight began to redden the east.Judith Lynn
Annie Hamilton Donnell
- to make or become red
- (intr) to flush with embarrassment, anger, etc; blush
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Word Origin and History for redden
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