"scarlet" in the noun sense
1. scarlet, vermilion, orange red
a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
"scarlet" in the adjective sense
1. red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet
of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
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