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redden

[red-n] /ˈrɛd n/
verb (used with object)
1.
to make or cause to become red.
verb (used without object)
2.
to become red.
3.
to blush; flush.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; red1 + -en1
Related forms
outredden, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for red-den

redden

/ˈrɛdən/
verb
1.
to make or become red
2.
(intransitive) to flush with embarrassment, anger, etc; blush
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Word Origin and History for red-den

redden

v.

"become red; make red," late 14c., from red (adj.1) + -en (1). Old English had readian, reodian "become red." Related: Reddened; reddening.

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