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redden

red·den

redden

 
 
pronunciation:
re dn
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to become red.
At sunset, the clouds reddened in the west.
similar words:
blush, flame, glow
definition 2: to blush.
He reddened at his mother's remark.
similar words:
blush, color, flush, mantle
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reddened, reddening, reddens
definition: to make red.
similar words:
blush, flush
Word Parts
The word redden contains the following part:
-en1 Old English verb-forming suffix that means to cause to be or become or have
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The suffix -en1 forms verbs from monosyllabic English adjectives.