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rouge 

A powder consisting of iron oxide, used to polish lenses, metals, etc. See polishing; surfacing.

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Sir Leicester, with his magnificent glance of displeasure at the rouge, appears to say so too.
Her wild eyes, made wilder still by the blurred stains of rouge below them, half washed away--her disheveled hair, with streaks of gray showing through the dye--presented a spectacle which would have been grotesque under other circumstances, but which now reminded Emily of Mr.
The soldiers, known as Khmers Rouges, summarily executed hundreds of government loyalists and then forced the capital's 2.
The riveting chapter on the fall of Phnom Penh alone makes Philip Short's biography of Pol Pot, the enigmatic Khmer Rouge leader who masterminded the evacuation and became Cambodia's dictator, worth reading.
But under the leadership of future Khmer Rouge foreign minister Ieng Sary, who was severe and disciplined, the Cercle Marxiste gradually found its purpose in unseating the hated French-collusionist regime of Prince Sihanouk in Phnom Penh.