Pronunciation of Vermilion
/vɜːmˈɪli͡ən/, /vɜːmˈɪliən/, /v_ɜː_m_ˈɪ_l_iə_n/
Antonyms for vermilion:
Synonyms for vermilion:
Other synonyms and related words:
red (noun, adjective)
Usage examples for vermilion:
- 3. Against the peaceful landscape, the pale, decaying tints of the copses, the blue air of the horizon, and the lichened stile- boards, these staring vermilion words shone forth. - "Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman", Thomas Hardy.
- A Dhimar acts as priest to the caste on this occasion and fashions some figures of idols out of rice to which vermilion and flowers are offered. - "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
- The women especially were staring at her,- those horrid women with vermilion cheeks, and loud bonnets half off their heads, and hard, shameless eyes, and white gloves, which, when taken off in the ardour of the game, disclosed dirty hands. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.