Crimson in a sentence

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Definition of Crimson

  • A deep red color tinged with blue; also, red color in general.
  • Of a deep red color tinged with blue; deep red.
  • To dye with crimson or deep red; to redden.
  • To become crimson; to blush.
  • a deep and vivid red color
  • turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame

How to use crimson in a sentence. Crimson pronunciation.

It went surging up adjacent ridges-surmounted them and disappeared in the canons beyond-burst into view upon higher and farther ridges, presently-shed a grander illumination abroad, and dove again -flamed out again, directly, higher and still higher up the mountain-side-threw out skirmishing parties of fire here and there, and sent them trailing their crimson spirals away among remote ramparts and ribs and gorges, till as far as the eye could reach the lofty mountain-fronts were webbed as it were with a tangled network of red lava streams.
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Now he was in the sitting-room, and now-involuntarily she drew herself into a heap, and pulled the coverlet over her head-now he laughed aloud, so loud and scornfully, that she felt her hands and feet turn cold, and a rushing crimson mist floated before her eyes.
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Lord Moustache, however, who was more used to mysteries, taking up a silver trumpet, which was fixed to the portal by a crimson cord, gave a loud blast.
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The faces of the boys grew crimson.
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Sam sent to Boston for shirts and crimson handkerchiefs for his crew.
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Anna Maria turned crimson, and dropped the bag.
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Silently he passed in full blaze almost above their heads throughout the day; and silently he dipped behind the western desert in a glory of crimson and orange, green and purple; and without an interval of twilight, in a moment, all the land was dark, and the stars leapt out, not twinkling as in our damper climate here, but hanging like balls of white fire in that purple southern night, through which one seems to look beyond the stars into the infinite abyss, and towards the throne of God himself.
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Graciously assist me, through my love for Thee, that I may drink deep of the chalice that brimmeth over with faithfulness to Thee and is filled with Thy bountiful Grace; so that, fallen upon the dust, I may sink prostrate and senseless whilst my vesture is dyed crimson with my blood.
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Denham looked at her as she sat in her grandfather's arm-chair, drawing her great-uncle's malacca cane smoothly through her fingers, while her background was made up equally of lustrous blue-and-white paint, and crimson books with gilt lines on them.
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He put on a faded crimson dressing-gown, and a pair of red slippers, and advanced to Denham with a tumbler in one hand and a well-burnished book in the other.
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An oval Venetian mirror stood above the fireplace, and reflected duskily in its spotted depths the faint yellow and crimson of a jarful of tulips which stood among the letters and pipes and cigarettes upon the mantelpiece.
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He was dressed in his old crimson dressing-gown, which was faded irregularly, and had bright new patches on it, like the paler grass which one finds on lifting a stone.
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The wind was blowing her crimson scarf across her face; the wind had already loosened her hair, which looped across the corner of one of the large, dark eyes which, so he used to think, looked sad; now they looked bright with the brightness of the sea struck by an unclouded ray; everything about her seemed rapid, fragmentary, and full of a kind of racing speed.
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The room, with its combination of luxury and bareness, its silk dressing-gowns and crimson slippers, its shabby carpet and bare walls, had a powerful air of Katharine herself; she stood in the middle of the room and enjoyed the sensation; and then, with a desire to finger what her cousin was in the habit of fingering, Cassandra began to take down the books which stood in a row upon the shelf above the bed.
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She leaned back in her chair at the head of the tea-table, perfectly silent, looking vaguely past them all, receiving the most generalized ideas of human heads against pictures, against yellow-tinted walls, against curtains of deep crimson velvet.
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She thought all the figures very beautiful, especially Joan of Arc, who was dressed in splendid tinsel armour and a crimson skirt, and was seated on a spotted rocking-horse.
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There was a crimson flush upon her cheek, as she vainly essayed to write.
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The whispers of the stately young Prince brought crimson blushes to the face of the glowing girl, whose answering murmurs were as low as the siren voice of Swinburne's "small serpents, with soft, stretching throats.
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Why in the name of all that was inartistic did she choose red; not a deep, rich crimson, but a screeching vermilion, like a fireman's shirt?
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The crimson, however, was leaving his face and the said face was paling rapidly.
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Examples of Crimson

Example #1
Away across the water the crags and domes were lit with a ruddy glare, and the firmament above was a reflected hell!
Example #2
Within half an hour all before us was a tossing, blinding tempest of flame!
Example #3
Then the light came back into the bed-room, and came nearer and nearer.
Example #4
As yet he had not spoken to her, nor opened his lips to utter a word.
Example #5
The gates flew open with the sound of a whirlwind, and Popanilla found himself in what at first appeared an illimitable hall.
Example #6
On reading this mysterious inscription his Excellency experienced a sudden and awful shudder.