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rubify

[roo-buh-fahy]
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verb (used with object), ru·bi·fied, ru·bi·fy·ing.
  1. to make red; redden: a distant fire that rubified the sky.
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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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Related Words for rubify

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

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Historical Examples of 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