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redden

[ red-n ]
/ ˈrɛd n /
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verb (used with object)
to make or cause to become red.
verb (used without object)
to become red.
to blush; flush.
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Origin of redden

First recorded in 1605–15; red1 + -en1

OTHER WORDS FROM redden

outredden, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for redden

redden
/ (ˈrɛdən) /

verb
to make or become red
(intr) to flush with embarrassment, anger, etc; blush
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