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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of encrimson.


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  • "That is a trick, or call it a habit, of Mr. Crane; a few commonplace sentences, with perhaps a word like 'encrimsoned' gleaming in them; more commonplace words, dull and short; and then the horror of some homely comparison which does its work cleanly and quickly, yet leaves the wound of a queer weapon behind it.

    The Last of Stephen Crane.

  • The encrimsoned sun sank slowly toward the crest of the Theban mountains.

    Excerpt: Children of The Storm by Elizabeth Peters

  • Through red mists that slowly lightened, Turlogh Dubh saw the ape-man, now encrimsoned, writhing beneath him, and he drove the dirk home until the dumb horror lay still with wide staring eyes.

    People of the Dark

  • Ethram-Fal lifted his encrimsoned hand toward Conan and, with a gesture, halted him in his tracks.

    Conan and the Emerald Lotus

  • His ancient broadsword flashed banefully in the light of burning tents, flashed till its encrimsoned length could flash no more, but seemed rather to eat light as it ate life.

    Conan The Magnificent

  • Feeble gleams of encrimsoned light made their way through the trellised panes, and served to render sufficiently distinct the more prominent objects around; the eye, however, struggled in vain to reach the remoter angles of the chamber, or the recesses of the vaulted and fretted ceiling.

    Selections from Poe

  • I could see nothing for the moment, but these two furious, encrimsoned faces, swaying together under the smoky lamp; and I shut my eyes to let them grow once more familiar with the darkness.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7

  • And from the encrimsoned victor snatched his death:

    Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars

  • The groans and curses of her adored Bob, his bulgy mouth and shutting eyes, his tender nose and the encrimsoned water where he had layed his wounds -- these had so acted upon Mrs. Chater's nerves, plunged her into such vortex of hysteria, that the manner of her reception of Mary was true reflection of her fears, nothing dissembled.

    Once Aboard the Lugger

  • A sort of reflection from this distant blaze encrimsoned the whole landscape.

    The Devil Doctor


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