red mist


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red mist

n
informal a feeling of extreme anger that clouds one's judgment temporarily
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He has looked upon Man, and his eyeballs are clear(There was One; there is One, and but One, saith Kabir); The Red Mist of Doing has thinned to a cloud-- He has taken the Path for bairagi avowed!
The sun had set the evening before in a red mist, in the midst of the phosphorescent scintillations of the ocean.
Through the red mist that floated all around her, she could see high walls of changing light, where orange, blue, and violet flames went flickering to and fro, making graceful figures as they danced and glowed; and underneath these rainbow arches, little Spirits glided, far and near, wearing crowns of fire, beneath which flashed their wild, bright eyes; and as they spoke, sparks dropped quickly from their lips, and Ripple saw with wonder, through their garments of transparent light, that in each Fairy's breast there burned a steady flame, that never wavered or went out.
Half a dozen great leaps brought me to the spot, and another instant saw me again in my stride in quick pursuit of the hideous monsters that were rapidly gaining on the fleeing warrior, but this time I grasped a mighty long-sword in my hand and in my heart was the old blood lust of the fighting man, and a red mist swam before my eyes and I felt my lips respond to my heart in the old smile that has ever marked me in the midst of the joy of battle.
Slowly the red mist faded from before Tarzan's eyes.
All I can remember is an irregular yet ordered advance, that seemed to shake the ground; a sudden change of front and forming up on the part of the regiment against which the charge was directed; then an awful shock, a dull roar of voices, and a continuous flashing of spears, seen through a red mist of blood.
Raoul, his hat in ribbons, his face bleeding, felt not only his strength but also his reason going; a red mist covered his sight, and through this mist he saw a hundred threatening arms stretched over him, ready to seize upon him when he fell.
He was led to speak harshly by the Red Mist of anger.
It was covered instead by a haze of feverish red mist.
O'Neill said last night: "James can see a bit of red mist and sometimes that's what makes him.
A voice over then touches on the origin of the red mist which engulfs the game world, and the significance of 'blood beads' to Revenants.
Jailing Burke for 15 months, Judge Robert Trevor-Jones said: "Your reaction was the red mist - you repeatedly punched out and struck Mr Hart while he was still being restrained by your colleagues.