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red

Of or relating to a firm or the operations of a firm that are deemed unprofitable. The term derives from the color of ink used to show losses on financial statements. Compare black.
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You may laugh if you want to, Miss Rose, I know my things are queer, and that's why I hide 'em; but I don't mind since you've found me out, and I ain't a bit ashamed except of being so backward at my age," said Phebe humbly, though her cheeks grew redder as she washed out some crooked capitals with a tear or two not yet dried upon the slate.
I gave you a look when I left you on the beach," pursued the landlady, growing louder and louder and redder and redder as she went on.
Her freckles were more numerous and obtrusive than ever; the wind had ruffled her hatless hair into over-brilliant disorder; it had never looked redder than at that moment.
And then his lordship turned to another superlative gentleman, something older, something stouter, something redder in the face, and something longer upon town, and said in a loud whisper that the girl was 'deyvlish pitty.
Her bosom was more snowy than the breast of the white swan, her cheeks were redder than the reddest roses.
The April baby's eyes opened wider and wider, and her face grew redder and redder.
Evidence of three new basins comes from gravity data collected by NASA's GRAIL mission in 2012 (new basins circled in black, redder colors indicate a greater gravitational tug).
It is imperative we call out the hypocrisy of those for whom Arab blood is redder than Jewish blood.
With the top being redder / and the bottom more blue, / the drop reflects those colors, / and guess what they do.
No one is redder and sweatier than me" - TV 's Lorraine Kelly (pictured).
Contract award: annex elementary school and new three-span hall alster redder 26 and 28, hamburg; kitchen equipment, ventilation equipment.
According to researchers from Lund University, reindeer hooters looked redder in freezing temperatures, and on viewing under infrared light, it was found that their nose was not covered by fur like the rest of their body, Metro.