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


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  • From no point of view could the West look so lovely as from that lattice with the garland of jessamine round it, whose white stars and green leaves seemed now but grey pencil outlines - graceful in form, but colourless in tint - against the gold incarnadined of a summer evening - against the fire-tinged blue of an August sky, at eight o'clock p.m.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • The clouds were incarnadined by the sunset to the colour of blood.

    River God

  • Unable to reach them, the hippopotamus slashed at his own flanks, inflicting terrible gaping wounds in his sides so that for fifty paces around the galley the waters were incarnadined, and both Lostris and Tanus were painted entirely crimson from the tops of their heads to the soles of their feet by the spurting blood.

    River God

  • A romantic obscurity would have hung over the expedition to Egypt, and he would have escaped the perpetration of those crimes which have incarnadined his soul with a deeper dye than that of the purple for which he committed them -- those acts of perfidy, midnight murder, usurpation, and remorseless tyranny, which have consigned his name to universal execration, now and for ever.

    The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

  • The icy cliffs echoed the crashing volley, as both barrels poured forth their deadly hail almost in unison, and the huge animal settled down amid incarnadined waters and ice crimsoned with his life-blood, shot to death through the brain so skilfully that scarce a struggle or a tremor bore witness that the principle of life had departed.

    Adrift in the Ice-Fields

  • Too often commerce and conquest moved hand in hand, and the colony was incarnadined with blood.

    Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z

  • Nawin looked directly into the man's incarnadined, sun burnt face and his furrows of coarse wrinkling skin, and the old man, though abashed, grinned and nodded once as if grateful that the younger man not only acknowledged his existence but saw his worth in it.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • They were soon locked muzzle to muzzle in deadly embrace, belching shot and grape through each other's sides, while the streaming gore incarnadined the waves.

    Neville Trueman, the Pioneer Preacher : a tale of the war of 1812

  • A curious serenity of evening, for a life so turbulent and incarnadined in its beginning!

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859

  • Thousands sink upon the ground overpowered, to be trodden under foot of the flying steed, or their bones to be left whitening the incarnadined field.

    Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive


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