What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1lacking light
a dark and stormy night
When Maggie woke up, it was still dark.completely dark:
By this time it was ten o'clock and completely dark.get/grow dark:
When they left, it was already starting to get dark (=become dark at the end of a day).go dark (=become suddenly dark):
The room went dark and the cinema screen flickered into life.
- 2black, or almost black, in colour
He was dressed in a dark suit with a white shirt.
There were dark patches on the walls where water had soaked through.
She glanced up at the dark clouds above the cliffs.