red-faced

red-faced
adjective
1. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion (Freq. 2)
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crimson with fury

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turned red from exertion

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with puffy reddened eyes

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red-faced and violent

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flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment

Syn: ↑crimson, ↑red, ↑reddened, ↑flushed
Similar to: ↑colored, ↑coloured, ↑colorful
Derivationally related forms: ↑redness (for: ↑red)
2. having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset
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the blushing boy was brought before the Principal

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her blushful beau

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was red-faced with anger

Syn: ↑blushful, ↑blushing
Similar to: ↑discomposed

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