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This was beside the point, Breitbart argued, because ACORN was “caught red-handed.”

Sen. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) was caught red-handed by the C-SPAN camera making his thoughts on the bombed joke all too clear.

Having been caught red-handed with a smoking bong firmly pasted to his maw, the long knives are out for the Olympic hero.

Here was Elaine, caught red-handed in the commission of all three of these stupendous crimes.

Maunders himself was too much of a coward to steal, too politic not to realize the disadvantage in being caught red-handed.

Besides, wasn't he caught red-handed, with blood on his hands, trying to escape from the apartment?

And for a procurator to punish a zealot caught red-handed was to raise a riot or an insurrection.

A score or two have been caught red handed and shot down, and a number of others have been flogged.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to catch red-handed, such as: startle, ambush, bushwhack, capture, discover, and grab.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.