bloodshot eyes

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bloodshot eyes

Eyes in which the sclera (the whites of the eye) and/or conjunctiva (the inside of the eyelid) are colored red due to the prominence of superficial blood vessels. Bloodshot eyes can be the result of a wide range of conditions, including tiredness, eyestrain, irritation, conjunctivitis, injury, or more serious inflammatory conditions. I've got these really bloodshot eyes from studying all night long. Honey, those bloodshot eyes look terrible! I think we need to get you to the doctor.
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References in classic literature ?
Still howling, disdaining doorways, with blood-shot eyes and wildly waving muscular arms, Victor burst upon us through the fragile walls.
Further on in the darkness she met a ragged being with shifting, blood-shot eyes and grimey hands.
Taug knew that his own blood-shot eyes were beautiful, for he had seen them reflected in the glassy surface of many a drinking pool.
And Buck was truly a red-eyed devil, as he drew himself together for the spring, hair bristling, mouth foaming, a mad glitter in his blood-shot eyes.
His back-drawn, snarling lips exposed his great fighting fangs, and his little, wicked, blood-shot eyes gleamed in horrid reflection of his madness.
He started when he saw poor Rawdon in his study in tumbled clothes, with blood-shot eyes, and his hair over his face.
Akut grunted, blinked his blood-shot eyes, and turned toward the body of Sheeta.
He sat down on a stone bench opposite the door, which served for seat and bedstead; and casting his blood-shot eyes upon the ground, tried to collect his thoughts.
She said she later researched the 'choking practice' and said, looking back, her son may have been displaying some of the warning signs that he may have attempted the act before, which include blood-shot eyes and marks on his body.
For example, the addicts of marijuana and hashish lose balance while walking and concentration while speaking to others, suffer high blood pressure , blood-shot eyes, are fond of sugary food and are often paranoid.
The female also exhibited blood-shot eyes, slurred speech and difficulty standing.
High doses of the drug invariably result in marijuana intoxication, a condition characterized by increased heart rate, blood-shot eyes, drop in the blood pressure, and muscle tremors.
The worst of it is this: my blood-shot eyes are drawn inexorably towards a bright light just inches from my snout.
Over the years the Muslim character has evolved from that of a drunken, wastrel of a nawab (landlord) pining after a aenautch' (the word comes from the Hindi word nach, or dance) girl, to the comic and brainless sidekick of the hero, to a grim, gun-toting terrorist, with blood-shot eyes u but still mouthing those pious platitudes.