Reddening
Redden Red"den (r?d"d'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reddened} (-d'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reddening}.] [From {Red}, a.] To make red or somewhat red; to give a red color to. [1913 Webster]

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