vermilion (vər-MĬL-yən)


Definition (Adjective) Having the colour of vermilion; of a bright red or scarlet colour. In Context "Over two world wars Churchill had a history of conceptualizing strategy in bold flourishes as colourful as a vermilion brush stroke on the portraits he painted in his spare time." John Nadler, A Perfect Hell: The Forgotten Story of the Canadian Commandos of the Second World War, 2005.