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red mist

noun
1.
(informal) a feeling of extreme anger that clouds one's judgment temporarily
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • A red mist spread between him and the line of electric lights.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They plunged on through the red mist toward the flaming pillars.

    Vulcan's Workshop Harl Vincent
  • For a moment his eyes were clouded by the red mist that danced before them.

    The Keepers of the Trail

    Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The winning numbers were going up, and he saw them in a red mist.

    Miser Farebrother (vol 2 of 3) Benjamin Leopold Farjeon
  • And through a sort of red mist he saw the face of Colin MacLeod.

  • Jack's lips and throat were dry, and a red mist was before his eyes.

    In Friendship's Guise Wm. Murray Graydon
  • He was overstrained and he began to see everything through a red mist.

    The Forest of Swords Joseph A. Altsheler

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