1 of the colour of blood
VERBS glow The coals glowed red in the dying fire.
ADV. very | slightly The leaves looked slightly red.
ADJ. bright, brilliant, fiery, flaming, vibrant, vivid flaming red hair | dark, deep, rich | light, pale | dull | blood, brick, ruby her ruby red lips > Special page at COLOUR
2 of the face
VERBS be, look | flush, go, grow, turn Mr Grubb was shouting and growing redder and redder in the face.
ADV. very | quite | rather, slightly
ADJ. bright, fiery He could feel himself going bright red.
PREP. with Ross flushed red with embarrassment.
PHRASES as red as a beetroot, red in the face Charles was rapidly turning red in the face.