from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Red as fire.


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  • He was, after all, a dire wolf—five feet tall at the shoulder and twenty stone, with jet-black hackles and fire-red eyes.

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  • “Well, yeah,” Brittney said, she moved a piece of fire-red hair out of her sister's eyes.

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  • The great figure of a Vulcan master, sculpted from fire-red stone, rose high above him.

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  • The earl in a striking, fire-red jacket, rests against a bank during a country walk, while patting an adoring dog estimate: £2.5 million-£3.5 million.

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  • Backstage between shows, Jones is sitting in his dressing room in a fire-red shirt and gray pinstriped pants.

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  • At the Carmel auction, Bonhams also will offer a 1979 BMW whose surface was painted by Frank Stella; a 1964 Lincoln Continental limousine built for the Pope; and a fire-red 1925 Rolls-Royce Phantom used by the former Maharaja of Kotah for tiger-hunting in Rajasthan.

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  • My hair had been fire-red at the time, and it stuck out in a matted, frizzy mess around my face.


  • From this angle Jenny could see the rune Uruz on it, the inverted U flaring fire-red with power.


  • The African nation now exists as a shining example of progress and modernity, packed with the sounds of its people conducting business as usual -- farmers whacking machetes into the fire-red earth, laughing kids chasing each other on the way to their local wells, the honks of speeding minibuses and motorcycle taxis filling the air.

    Judy Flumenbaum: On a Hillside in Rwanda, Orphans Find Semblance of Normalcy

  • With eyes fire-red, he stared straight at the hidden figure.



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