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adjective     red pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    something that is red is the same color as blood. If something is similar to this color, you can say that it is a reddish color

    She was wearing bright red lipstick.

    Kelly felt her face turn red with embarrassment.

  2. 2
    red hair is a red-brown or orange color
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  3. 3
    red wine is dark red or purple in color
  4. 4
    informal, showing disapproval an insulting word meaning socialist or communist


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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