redden

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈɹɛdn̩/

Verb[change]

Plain form
redden

Third-person singular
reddens

Past tense
reddened

Past participle
reddened

Present participle
reddening

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If something reddens, it becomes more red.
    There were still tears in his reddened eyes.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If a person or a person's face reddens, they are embarrassed.
    His face reddened as he realized nobody was laughing at his jokes.

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