Definition of 'carmine'
Example sentences containing 'carmine'
Earrings hung beside her cheeks and her lips and eyes, naive statements in carmine and jet, struck through the mist like a carnival mask.DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION (2001)
Exposed to the sunlight, the ray's underbelly was smeared with the carmine stripes of its own blood.RUSHING TO PARADISE (2001) A MEANS TO EVIL (2001)
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