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rubify

[ roo-buh-fahy ]
/ ˈru bəˌfaɪ /
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verb (used with object), ru·bi·fied, ru·bi·fy·ing.

to make red; redden: a distant fire that rubified the sky.

RELATED WORDS

pink, tint, suffuse, mantle, color, rose, rouge, bloody, paint, rubric, flush, crimson, dye, rust, glow, ruddle, rubricate, incarnadine, ruddy, pinken

Nearby words

rubicon, rubicund, rubidium, rubidium-strontium dating, rubied, rubify, rubiginous, rubik cube, rubik's cube, rubin test, rubinstein

Origin of rubify

1350–1400; Middle English rubifien < Old French rubifierLatin rubefacere; see rubefacient, -ify
Related formsun·ru·bi·fied, adjective
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Examples from the Web for rubify

  • He had heard him indeed speak of 'rubify me' and 'minions,' but knew not what this meant.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio|Giovanni Boccaccio