Incarnadine GRE Vocabulary Flashcard
/in-‘kär-nə-ˌdīn, -ˌdēn, -dən/ (adj, noun & verb)
blood-red in color, reddened, ruby, crimson or pinkish red, of a crimson, having the pinkish color of flesh, ruddy
Verb: to make something crimson
Many people associate rosy or incarnadine cheeks with good health, and cosmetic and fashion trends often encourage the use of makeup and other techniques to achieve this appearance. However, rosy cheeks are not necessarily a sign of health or vitality.