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  • adj. of a pink color that is close to red


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  • The commonest orchids were the fragrant and their rosy or reddish-pink flowers were easy to see.

    Country diary: Strathnairn

  • The reddish-pink blobs recall Guston's early influence on Baselitz but are relegated to the secondary by the presence of a semi-allegorical scene.

    Alexander Adler: Georg Baselitz: The Early Sixties

  • We dug the first new potatoes, the size of eggs, with bright, thin reddish-pink skins.

    The Dirty Life

  • It's reddish-pink and, as my pathology report detailed, "glistening."

    Allison Gilbert: 7 Days Post Op: My Journey to Prevent Ovarian Cancer

  • After walking for about 25 minutes through a winding, almost sunless gorge, known as the Siq, he was suddenly confronted by the reddish-pink facade of an elaborately carved building 90 feet (30 meters) high.

    Petra in Jordan: One of the 7 'New' Wonders of the World

  • Notice that the meat is a perfect reddish-pink medium rare from the center all the way to the edges.

    Kitchen Math

  • Besides the beautiful perfume that's released as the quinces slowly cook, we also get an amazing colour change - from its rather bland off-white flesh, it becomes almost jewel like with its reddish-pink hue.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #84

  • Still too early for blackberries, but Jake showed me a reddish-pink flower with nectar that tasted like honey.


  • The burns on my skin were trying to heal, burns from where that blob had gotten on me, peely burns, regular skin now surrounding big, shiny reddish-pink patches.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Each wore a reddish-pink halo of algal bloom in which fan-tailed sievers of bloated mien held court, arcing and diving like pale prima donnas in a perpetual alien pax de deux.

    The Dig


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