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rubefy

/ˈruːbɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to make red, esp (of a counterirritant) to make the skin go red
Derived Forms
rubefacient (ˌruːbɪˈfeɪʃənt) adjective, noun
rubefaction (ˌruːbɪˈfækʃən) noun
Word Origin
C19: from Latin rubefacere, from rubeus red + facere to make
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