scarlet


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scarlet

1. a vivid red colour, sometimes with an orange tinge
2. of the colour scarlet

scarlet

[′skär·lət]
(organic chemistry)
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So saying Robin Hood stepped forth briskly from the covert and planted himself in the way of the scarlet stranger.
Thrice did Robin smite the scarlet man--with such blows that a less stout fellow must have bowled over.
In scarlet he came to us, and that shall be his name henceforth.
All scarlet were his hose and jerkin, and scarlet was his cowled cap, with a scarlet feather stuck in the side of it.
The scarlet monster made a snap at the Nome's left foot, but missed it by fully an inch.
His body was hairy like that of an ape, and his only clothing was a scarlet scarf twisted around his waist.
He passed the scarlet alligator and came here of his own free will and accord.
The owl-man led him back down the mountain path and ordered the scarlet alligator to crawl away and allow the Nome to cross the bridge in safety.
I am telling Konstantin Dmitrievitch about Turovtsin in the scarlet fever," she said, bending over to her sister.
As he spoke, he laid his long forefinger on the scarlet letter, which forthwith seemed to scorch into Hester's breast, as if it had been red hot.
Nay, from the moment when we came down the old church-steps together, a married pair, I might have beheld the bale-fire of that scarlet letter blazing at the end of our path
And now, Mistress Prynne," said old Roger Chillingworth, as he was hereafter to be named, "I leave thee alone: alone with thy infant and the scarlet letter