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red mist

A state of extreme anger, excitement, or competitive arousal, such as might cloud one's judgment or senses. Primarily heard in UK. Their striker isn't the most consistent player on the pitch, but once he sees the red mist, you had better get out of his way. I'm not sure what happened. I was at the pub having a pint, and then someone insulted me, and I guess the red mist must have descended, because, the next thing I knew, I was being dragged away with bloodied knuckles.
See also: mist, red
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Novelist Patricia Cornwell has spent a career enveloped in crime, and even her own security is tight; below, Red Mist is her 19th novel
It's a bit of a bloodbath - but then if that's your thing - make sure you are prepared to be scared and head to the cinema for Red Mist.
In between the red mist, Smithies went a deep shade of crimson after pushing Craig Forsyth's looping cross into his own net with no-one challenging him.
On TV and film everything feels safe and properly done whereas on stage you can find yourself alone with a battleaxewielding actor when the red mist descends over his eyes.
Valentine was the first to go when the red mist descended .
Red Mist by Patricia Cornwall (Little, Brown, pounds 18.
As series seven comes to a close, Moz encounters a gang known as the Red Mist, Carmel has to choose between Colin and Jake, and Yasuko leaves Derrick for Fist.
Featuring the massive anthems Shock Out and Red Mist featuring I-Kay, it soon gained support from big names including Annie Mac, and Zane Lowe.
BEST PRICE 1,000-1 MANAGER Steve Bruce from June 2009 9 SUNDERLAND LAST SEASON Premier League 13th FA Cup 4th round Carling Cup 4th round BEST XI Red mist can disappear to let Black Cats shine Bent Jones Mohammadi all arriving.
The full-back went over in the dying moments as the red mist descended on the Stoop in a brutally physical second-half that saw two red cards.
For some reason, the red mist descended and I found myself slamming a mug down and uttering the words: "I suppose it is too much trouble to throw these items into the bin that is just two metres away?
SAM ALLARDYCE has warned his players to be aware of their responsibilities and keep the red mist at bay in the heat of tomorrow's Lancashire derby.
She said Miss Gaston ran off, pursued by Hartwell in her car, and added: "By that stage, the prosecution would say that the red mist had clearly descended over the defendant.
Red Mist, ridden by Stevie Mac, won race seven at the Cardiff City Football Academy race night.
Granted, I get irritated when people stop right in front of me when I'm walking through town, when cyclists act like pedestrians one minute and motorists the next and when people read over my shoulder, but I've never flown into a rage quite like some of the subjects in ITV 1's Red Mist 3.