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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of ruddle.

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Examples

  • The catcher works up out of his squat, dirt impacted in the creases that run across the back of his ruddled neck.

    Underworld

  • But it is the juice that commands the eye, thick and pulpy with a ruddled flush that matches the madder moon.

    Underworld

  • The catcher works up out of his squat, dirt impacted in the creases that run across the back of his ruddled neck.

    Underworld

  • But it is the juice that commands the eye, thick and pulpy with a ruddled flush that matches the madder moon.

    Underworld

  • The catcher works up out of his squat, dirt impacted in the creases that run across the back of his ruddled neck.

    Underworld

  • But it is the juice that commands the eye, thick and pulpy with a ruddled flush that matches the madder moon.

    Underworld

  • That night, the news ran, a mob of a hundred business men led by the sheriff — the tame village street and the smug village faces ruddled by the light of bobbing lanterns, the mob flowing between the squatty rows of shops — had taken the organizer from his hotel, ridden him on a fence-rail, put him on a freight train, and warned him not to return.

    Main Street

  • Augustus — and, as I hope to be saved, all the old harridans of the world of fashion whom Mother Oldershaw had enameled in her time, sitting boldly in the front places, with their cheeks ruddled with paint, in a state of devout enjoyment wonderful to see!

    Armadale

  • The main part of the national costume, and certainly the most remarkable, is a fan of palm frond redolent of grease and ruddled with ochre, thrust through the waist belt; while new and stiff the upper half stands bolt upright and depends only when old.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • She had run into an alley, Tanya, and I'd intercepted her at the other end; she'd just been running blindly, not away from the militia, I thought, but away from the man lying back there with his face on the ruddled snow, away from what had suddenly happened in her life; this was my impression.

    Quiller Meridian

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