rubescent


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rubescent

 [roo-bes´ent]
growing red; reddish.

ru·bes·cent

(rū-bes'ĕnt),
Reddening.
[L. rubesco, pr. p. rubescens, to become red]

ru·bes·cent

(rū-bes'ĕnt)
Reddening.
[L. rubesco, pr. p. rubescens, to become red]
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Rubescent blotches are an external indication of internal chaos caused by capillary leaks.
Soon it tops the icy towers at the head of the fjord and brightens, suddenly rubescent, as if it had just been cut from ice and thrown up in the air--the absent sun's pale twin.
/ outward / of a house / & towards forever" [360]), but the garden also congeals into the image of the yoni "rubescent, / swollen & red / to touch" (361), which conjures further fears of immolation.