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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - rimmed with red; "your red-rimmed eyes reveal that you have been crying"
rimmed - having a rim or a rim of a specified kind; "do you wear rimmed or rimless glasses?"
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He looked up at the two perched high above him, his red-rimmed eyes blazing with insane hatred, and then he wound his trunk about the bole of the tree, spread his giant feet wide apart and tugged to uproot the jungle giant.
Taug, but a moment before filled with rage toward Tarzan of the Apes, stood close to the battling pair, his red-rimmed, wicked little eyes glaring at them.
The old woman faced round and looked keenly at him from her little red-rimmed eyes.
Stanley Hopkins led us first to the house, where he introduced us to a haggard, gray-haired woman, the widow of the murdered man, whose gaunt and deep-lined face, with the furtive look of terror in the depths of her red-rimmed eyes, told of the years of hardship and ill-usage which she had endured.
Now that triumph, hard won over a rectangle of cardboard, was real game playing satisfaction - or so you'll tell the young video gamer with their red-rimmed eyes.
Speaking to reporters for the first time since the end of last season, Benjamin talked with red-rimmed eyes about his relationship with his mother, who raised him and his three siblings on her own in Belle Glade, Fla.
So apart from 'the morning after the night before' excuse, what's happening if you are finding your eyes red-rimmed more often than not?
I picture the visitors popping in, the endless cups of tea, the red-rimmed eyes or the tears that won't come because the shock is too great.
That left me very tired - and the next day's early start showed just how tired for I realised at breakfast that the red-rimmed eyes I was sporting were due not to my lack of sleep, but to applying red lip liner to my eyelids instead of the customary waterproof black
According to experts, normally observed symptoms of pollen allergy include sneezing accompanied by a runny or clogged nose, itching eyes, nose, and throat, watering of eyes, difficulty in breathing, conjunctivitis - an inflammation of the membrane that lines the eyelids causing red-rimmed eyes.
The more of these "sources familiar with negotiations" addressing journalists have red-rimmed eyes at ad-hoc briefings, wishing us a good morning when it's well into the afternoon, the more certain we can be: Negotiators are going through the night trying to forge consensus.
There are, for example, the tapered rolling pins from France, the metal baking sheets, red-rimmed white enamel pans and the French market baskets for which Kimmel searched high and low.