Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Made ruddy or red.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Made ruddy or red.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of ruddy.

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Examples

  • He was annoyed, and a hurt spread of blood ruddied his face.

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  • Sifting through pretty decay laying hands on the ruddied thoughts of a restless man:

    Denmark

  • The rocks out here were sharp and jetted out into the water with purpose, dark and ruddied and pocked.

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  •  She had come to this island with a romanticized idea of what would greet her there: strong men with tan arms, sandals ruddied with dirt and sweat, small rounded tables that overlooked the harbor and provided her with endless inspiration.

    Hungry

  • A ruddied blonde, with meaty folds of weathered skin spilling out every which way from the cheap fabric of her ill-fitting dress, tore a mouthful of bloodied beef from her fork and proceeded to lick the oozing red juice from her chin.

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  • A ruddied blonde, with meaty folds of weathered skin spilling out every which way from the cheap fabric of her ill-fitting dress, tore a mouthful of bloodied beef from her fork and proceeded to lick the oozing red juice from her chin.

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  • When they saw him in his plight, naked, with standing yard, shorn of beard and mustachios, with eyebrows dyed red, and cheeks ruddied with rouge, they shouted and clapped their hands at him, and set to flogging him with skins upon his bare body till a swoon came over him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • In his nearness she caught a new view of his head; the last light brought out the planes of his neck, his flat ruddied cheeks, the side of his nose, the depression of his temples.

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  • His figure, dimly ruddied by the light of the red charcoal, seemed that of a fiend in the lurid atmosphere of Pandemonium, and his gestures and words, as far as they could be heard, seemed equally violent and irregular.

    Old Mortality

  • The glow from the fire which ruddied his face revealed the struggle of the minute before decision came.

    Terry A Tale of the Hill People

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