blood-red


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Synonyms for blood-red

of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange)

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It was just like the East Wind's nature to inflict starvation upon the bodies of unoffending sailors, while he corrupted their simple souls by an exasperation leading to outbursts of profanity as lurid as his blood-red sunrises.
"'The horrible creature had no mouth that we could perceive, but, as if to make up for this deficiency, it was provided with at least four score of eyes, that protruded from their sockets like those of the green dragon-fly, and were arranged all around the body in two rows, one above the other, and parallel to the blood-red streak, which seemed to answer the purpose of an eyebrow.
The danger was vivid and actual but without the stimulus of that blood-red background.
The old, blood-red haze through which his sire had glared at countless foes, floated before his eyes.
Then he ran to one of the cupboards in Valentine's room, which had been transformed into a medicine closet, and taking from its silver case a small bottle of nitric acid, dropped a little of it into the liquor, which immediately changed to a blood-red color.
That piratical-looking fellow, appropriately named the man-of-war's-hawk, with his blood-red bill and raven plumage, would come sweeping round us in gradually diminishing circles, till you could distinctly mark the strange flashings of his eye; and then, as if satisfied with his observation, would sail up into the air and disappear from the view.
Also she has a pretty blood-red heart, but it is made of stone--a ruby, I think--and so is rather hard and unfeeling.
Photos from outside California's Lockheed Martin Palo Alto offices where "Yemen" was sprayed in blood-red letters have been going viral for the past few days.
How ridiculously out of time they looked, arms folded like huffy kids, while friends of Lyra's daubed handprints of blood-red paint on their gable-end slogans.
Video footage of the rain showed cars parked next to a nickel and copper processing facility soaked in a blood-red rain.
Curses, golden alligators and a blood-red moon form the backdrop for Tumble Wilson (a girl) and Blue Montgomery (a boy), who are searching for their places in life.
Griffith Taylor, an Australian Geologist, had discovered a blood-red stream pouring out of the ice cascades of Taylor Glacier.
As blood-red poppies show our binds, and gratitude, we're proud to wear.
The central foyer, gutsily painted navy blue, features several artworks that depict guns, while the black-carpeted, blood-red walled home theater has seven leather theater recliners on tiered platforms.
Much of the western hemisphere witnessed the eerie sight in the sky and NASA has confirmed that a highly unusual 'Tetrad' - four successive 'blood-red' lunar eclipses each followed by six full moons - has now begun and will end on September 28, 2015.