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Definitions of vermilion:

part of speech: verb transitive

To dye vermilion: to color a delicate red.

part of speech: verb

To cover or tinge with vermilion or any delicate red colour.

part of speech: noun

A brilliant red coloring matter made from sulphide of mercury; a vivid red color.

part of speech: noun

A brilliant red pigment prepared by pulverising the red sulphuret of mercury or cinnabar.

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To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily. ...

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