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Red

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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They were reflected redly in the observant goggles of the gentleman who owned the tarpaulin.
Here and there, where new shafts were starting, these fires flamed redly.
It had blood in its veins, like man, that a thrust of a knife could make redly gush forth and denude it to death.
Redly illuminating the central portion of the room, opposite to which we were standing, the fire-light left the extremities shadowed in almost total darkness.
There was something indescribably alluring in that fire, glowing so redly against the dark background of forest and twilit hill.