Definitions

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  • adjective rimmed with red

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Examples

  • "I have lived through evictions before and they can be brutal," she said, her eyes red-rimmed and her voice cracking with stress.

    Battle lines drawn as Dale farm travellers brace for eviction face-off

  • “It thinks,” said the emaciated man, blinking up at the doctor with red-rimmed eyes.

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  • There were dark circles under her red-rimmed eyes.

    Fatal Error

  • And then it was as if I were seeing him from the vantage point of the bed, looking up into his face, his eyes red-rimmed and his jaw clenched as he stared down at me with pure, raw lust in his eyes.

    Haven

  • And then it was as if I were seeing him from the vantage point of the bed, looking up into his face, his eyes red-rimmed and his jaw clenched as he stared down at me with pure, raw lust in his eyes.

    Haven

  • She glared at him through red-rimmed eyes, and guilt stabbed him.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady

  • At first the crowd seemed to be typical for such a place: middle-aged men with red-rimmed eyes; women showing too much cleavage for their figures; some nice dresses and suits, most of them off the rack.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • By the time we got to the building, Mary had finally settled down like a beaten animal, terror and anger brewing in her red-rimmed eyes.

    Deadly

  • Mr. Beckey is slight of frame, slightly stooped, his gray hair longish, his hands oversized, his eyes red-rimmed.

    The Old Man, His Mountains

  • By the time we got to the building, Mary had finally settled down like a beaten animal, terror and anger brewing in her red-rimmed eyes.

    Deadly

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