No amount of rouge will ever camouflage rhetoric and sophistry.
The heralds in their tabards were marvellous to behold, and a nod from rouge Croix gave me the keenest gratification.
Her face was ghastly, save for the trace of rouge; her eyes were red-rimmed.
Perhaps this report arose from the fact of a rouge pot having been found in the school.
Had she got the rouge a trifle brighter on one cheek than on the other?
From five in the evening, with various alternations of chance, he hung over the bank of rouge et noir.
How ashamed the poor old man was; he reddened through all his rouge.
“Yes, with leather and rouge,” said Uncle Richard, as he too put on his glasses and examined the surface carefully.
rouge, whether made or bought, should always be washed to get rid of grit.
Another pale-faced reader, who asks if she shall put on rouge.
1753, in cosmetic sense, "blush," from French rouge "red coloring matter," noun use of adjective "red" (12c.), from Latin rubeus, related to ruber "red" (see red). Replaced native paint in this sense. The verb is attested from 1777. Related: Rouged; rouging. The same word had been borrowed from French in Middle English with the sense "red color; red" (early 15c.).