seeing red

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Noun1.seeing red - a state of irritation or annoyanceseeing red - a state of irritation or annoyance  
annoyance, botheration, irritation, vexation - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
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I was frightened when I became conscious that I was seeing red, and the thought flashed through my mind: was I, too, becoming tainted by the brutality of my environment?
I had no love for Xodar, but I cannot stand the sight of cowardly injustice and persecution without seeing red as through a haze of bloody mist, and doing things on the impulse of the moment that I presume I never should do after mature deliberation.
A lie in the teeth, a blow in the face, a love- thrust of jealousy to the heart, in a fraction of an instant can turn a twentieth-century philosopher into an ape-like arborean pounding his chest, gnashing his teeth, and seeing red.
Exciting and suspenseful, with a taut dynamic between the two lead characters, Seeing Red is highly recommended for connoisseurs of the genre.
While most new owners of the Galaxy S8 are satisfied with their purchase, a few have reported seeing red on their devices.
Seeing Red, published by Deep Vellum, is available at a discount through August 31, 2016, in celebration of Women in Translation Month.
Seeing Red takes the reader through the gorgeous and uncomfortable descent of Lina's mind because of her obsession with gaining her eyesight back.
She is also the award-winning author and producer of the book and film Seeing Red Cars: Driving Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization to a Positive Future.
Seeing Red, by Lina Meruane, dramatically introduces English-language readers to the acclaimed Chilean author.