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  • s  (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
    red-faced and violent
  • s  having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset
    was red-faced with anger

  • A red-faced American tourist broke the reverie.
  • Late in 1990, for example, Kennedy sat red-faced as House Democrat Pat Schroeder berated him for supporting something he didn't believe in: caps on damages for workplace .
  • Angela Chase (Claire Danes) was a fully realized TV teen, smart and perceptive one minute, whiny and unstable the next, ready to burst into red-faced tears after getting jerked .
News & Articles

  • Realtors dial wrong numbers
    Red-faced Realtors admitted yesterday that their much-ballyhooed report claiming a record-breaking spike in pending home sales last month was sharply inflated — a stunning revelation that may have misled buyers and sellers alike and has prompted a promise of an investigation by Beacon Hill’s consumer protection chairman.
    June 18, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Miss Utah Steals Spotlight with Pageant Flub
    Poor Miss Utah was left red-faced on Sunday when she flubbed her answer during the Q&A portion of the 2013 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas.
    June 17, 2013 - Extra TV
Quotes

  • Chipper Jones in The Canadian Press
    Jones said the ovation "was cool," but "I was red-faced. I wanted everybody else to come out."
  • Michael Vaughan in Sydney Morning Herald
    To say Langer was angry is a huge understatement,Vaughan said. "He was so red-faced, I thought he had turned into something out of a giant packet of matches. For the rest of the morning he called me every name under the sun."
  • Fred Daly in Sydney Morning Herald
    As the late Fred Daly, a Labor MP at the time, recalled in his memoir: "To everyone's amazement, Evatt leaped onto the table, red-faced and excited, and triumphantly called, 'Get their names, get their names' : Some of his supporters stood on chairs...

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