Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
Primitive Colors

434. Redness.

   NOUN:RED, scarlet, cardinal, cardinal red, vermilion, carmine, crimson, pink, rose, cerise, cherry, rouge, coquelicot, salmon, lake, maroon, carnation, couleur de rose [F.], rose du Barry [F.]; magenta, solferino, damask, flesh -color, – tint; color; fresh -, high- color; warmth; gules [her.].
  REDNESS &c. adj.; rubescence, rubicundity, ruddiness, rubefaction, rubrication, rubification; erubescence, blush.
  [COMPARISONS] ruby, grenat [F.], garnet, carbuncle; rust, iron mold or mould; rose, cardinal flower, lobelia; cardinal-bird, – grosbeak; redstart.
  [DYES AND PIGMENTS] cinnabar, cochineal, red ocher or ochre, stammel, fuchsine or fuchsin, vermilion; ruddle, madder; Indian red, palladium red, light red, Venetian red; red ink, annatto or annotto, realgar, minium, red lead.
   VERB:BE or BECOME RED &c. adj.; blush, flush, color, color up, mantle, redden.
  RENDER RED &c. adj.; redden, rouge, crimson, encrimson [rare], empurple; rubify [rare], rubricate; incarnadine; ruddle, rust.
   ADJECTIVE:RED &c. n., reddish; incarnadine, sanguine, sanguineous, bloody, gory; coral, coralline, rosy, roseate; stammel, blood-red, laky, wine-red, wine-colored, vinaceous; incarmined [rare], rubiform [rare], rufous, rufulous, murrey, bricky, lateritious [rare]; rubineous, rubious, rubricate, rubricose; Pompeiian red; reddish-brown [See Brown].
  rose-, ruby-, cherry-, claret-, flame-, flesh-, peach-, salmon-, brick-, rust- colored.
  red as -fire, – blood, – scarlet, – a turkey cock, – a lobster; warm, hot.
  RED-COMPLEXIONED, red-faced, florid, burnt, rubicund, ruddy, red, blowzed, blowzy, glowing, sanguine, blooming, rosy, hectic, flushed, inflamed; blushing &c. v.; erubescent, rubescent; reddened &c. v.
  [OF HAIR] sandy, carroty, brick-red, Titian red, auburn, chestnut.
  1. Like a lobster boil’d, the morn From black to red began to turn.—Butler
  2. Red as a rose is she.—Coleridge
  3. And Marian’s nose looks red and raw.—Shakespeare