One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he was tall and fair with a ruddy complexion’
reddish, red, rosy, rosy-cheeked, pink, pinkish, roseate, rubicund
healthy-looking, glowing, fresh
rare erubescent, rubescent
2‘the ruddy glow of the low sun’
red, reddish, scarlet, vermilion, crimson, blood-red, rose-red, pink, roseate
3‘you ruddy idiot!’
complete, total, utter
damn, damned, blasted, blessed, flaming, confounded, blithering
flipping, blinking, blooming, bloody, bleeding, effing, chuffing
North American goddam, doggone
NZ Australian plurry
vulgar slang fucking, frigging
Irish vulgar slang fecking
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