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huffy

mod. angry; haughty. Now, don’t get huffy. I said I was sorry, didn’t I?
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She huffily replied, "I majored in education, not literacy.
I'm working,' he says huffily, before conceding: 'But this is work too.
When I told him I only dance to sexy music he replied huffily 'Oh, never mind' and whipped off my tiny pink top.
Ten years ago when hotel clerks would offer the seniors' rate, I used to decline quite huffily, "I don't qualify"
The woman resented Niall's reprimand and rather huffily retorted: "Just because you have a sad life doesn't mean your dog has to have one too
563) near the end of his presidency after huffily proclaiming he would never do such a thing.
Most of the special collections and functions have been given particular expression, so the steel cage sometimes seems to house a rather quarrelsome menagerie, some members of which are trying to escape while others almost come to blows or huffily turn their backs on each other.
Soprano Peggy Kriha Dye set the standard for vocal purity as Drusilla, while mezzo-soprano Stephanie Novacek railed potently as Ottavia, bass Oren Gradus philosophized sonorously as Seneca and Canadian tenor Gerald Isaac camped huffily in the travesty role of Poppea's cranky nurse, Arnalta.
In one scene, she attempts to stop her soldier suitor before he embarrasses himself with his pompous declaration of his intentions, but he huffily suppresses her interruption of his speech.
His grieved hostess shifted his quarters, he had a restful night, "was privately not indisposed to have staid another day, and still other days, had I been asked," and was then peeved when he was not asked, huffily asserting he was "not wanted" (Letters 25:243-44).
Later that night Bradley huffily walked away from the cameras when technical problems delayed an interview with ABC's "Nightline.
Although far from complete, the part devoted to World War II is fascinating in that it splits into two quite different versions, presented sequentially by Daspre: in the first Maumort huffily avoids the Nazis who occupy le Saillant, while in the second he engages them in debate and privately taxonomizes them.
FOF's Dobson huffily declined an invitation to be interviewed.
Dworkin calls the idea of a nontextualist Constitution "hardly even intelligible" and huffily denies that he, or Brennan, or anybody else, ever endorsed such a notion.