Rubify \Ru"bi*fy\, v. t. [Cf. F. rub['e]fier. See {Rubific}.] To redden. [R.] ``Waters rubifying.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • rubify — /rooh beuh fuy /, v.t., rubified, rubifying. to make red; redden: a distant fire that rubified the sky. [1350 1400; ME rubifien < OF rubifier L rubefacere; see RUBEFACIENT, IFY] * * * …   Universalium

  • rubify — verb a) to make red; to cause to redden Waters rubifying. mdash; b) to redden; to become red See Also: rubicund, rubific, rubric …   Wiktionary

  • rubify — ru·bi·fy …   English syllables

  • rubify — var. of RUBEFY …   Useful english dictionary

  • Redness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Redness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 red red scarlet vermilion carmine crimson pink lake maroon carnation couleur de rose rose du Barry Sgm: N 1 magenta magenta …   English dictionary for students

  • rubicose — adjective reddish, ruddy, inflamed See Also: rubescence, rubicund, rubify …   Wiktionary

  • crimson — Synonyms and related words: Titian, Titian red, blanch, blush, bricky, cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cerise, change color, cherry, cherry colored, cherry red, color, color up, damask, darken, ferruginous, fiery, fire red, flame, flame… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inflame — Synonyms and related words: afflict, aggravate, agitate, agonize, ail, anger, animate, annoy, arouse, augment, awake, awaken, bank, bite, blow the coals, blow up, bristle, burn, burn up, call forth, call up, carmine, chafe, conflagrate, convulse …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lipstick — Synonyms and related words: base, carmine, clown white, cold cream, compact, cosmetics, crimson, drugstore complexion, eye shadow, eyebrow pencil, foundation, foundation cream, greasepaint, hand cream, hand lotion, henna, incarnadine, inflame,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • redden — Synonyms and related words: blanch, blush, carmine, change color, color, color up, crimson, darken, flame, flush, frown, glare, glow, glower, gnarl, grow red, growl, henna, incarnadine, inflame, lipstick, look black, look daggers, lower, madder,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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