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1    any of a group of colours, such as that of a ripe tomato or fresh blood, that lie at one end of the visible spectrum, next to orange, and are perceived by the eye when light in the approximate wavelength range 740--620 nanometres falls on the retina. Red is the complementary colour of cyan and forms a set of primary colours with blue and green  
   Related adjs       rubicund       ruddy  
2    a pigment or dye of or producing these colours  
3    red cloth or clothing  
dressed in red     
4    a red ball in snooker, billiards, etc.  
5    (in roulette and other gambling games) one of two colours on which players may place even bets, the other being black  
6      (Also called)    inner     (Archery)   a red ring on a target, between the blue and the gold, scoring seven points  
7    in the red  
Informal   in debit; owing money  
8    see red  
Informal   to become very angry  
      adj   , redder, reddest  
9    of the colour red  
10    reddish in colour or having parts or marks that are reddish  
red hair, red deer     
11    having the face temporarily suffused with blood, being a sign of anger, shame, etc.  
12    (of the complexion) rosy; florid  
13    (of the eyes) bloodshot  
14    (of the hands) stained with blood, as after committing murder  
15    bloody or violent  
red revolution     
16    (of wine) made from black grapes and coloured by their skins  
17    denoting the highest degree of urgency in an emergency; used by the police and the army and informally (esp. in the phrase red alert)  
      vb   , reds, redding, redded  
18       another word for       redden  
     (Old English read; compare Old High German rot, Gothic rauths, Latin ruber, Greek eruthros, Sanskrit rohita)  
  redly      adv  
  redness      n  
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red, red, Red, blood red

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celebrate smth. with excitement; party wildly; party all night long
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