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- 1. rubicund, ruddy, florid, sanguine, healthy (vs. unhealthy)
- usage: inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion"
- 2. red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet, chromatic (vs. achromatic)
- usage: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
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See also: ruddy (Dictionary)