bridle at (someone or something)

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bridle at (someone or something)

To show that one has been offended, displeased, or angered by someone or something. Of course I bridled at his condescending tone—I'm the president of a major corporation!
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bridle at someone or something

Fig. to show that one is offended by someone or something. She bridled at the suggestion that she should go. Tony bridled at Max. Max was going to have to be dealt with.
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Critics of the report bridle at its main thesis: that civilians are confusing military activities that took place over more than a decade and falsely recalling them as a single incident.