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in high dudgeon

With resentment; angrily or furiously. Typically refers to someone's reaction to an offense or a slight of some kind. The professor left the room in high dudgeon after the student continued to criticize his theory.
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in high dudgeon

Fig. feeling or exhibiting great resentment; taking great offense at something. (Often with leave.) After the rude remarks, the person who was insulted left in high dudgeon. Dennis strode from the room in high dudgeon, and we knew he would get his revenge eventually.
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in high dudgeon

Furiously, resentfully, as in He stormed out in high dudgeon. This term is the only surviving use of the word dudgeon, whose origin has been lost. [c. 1600]
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in high dudgeon

LITERARY
If someone is in high dudgeon, they are very angry about something. She had left in high dudgeon after learning that the only perk was free coffee. Washington businesses are in high dudgeon over the requirement that small businesses should insure their workers.
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in high dudgeon

in a state of deep resentment.
The origin of dudgeon in the sense of ‘ill humour’ is unknown, and it is almost always found in this phrase. However, other adjectives are sometimes used instead of high , for example deep or great .
1938 Zane Grey Raiders of the Spanish Peaks Neale left in high dudgeon to take his case to his court of appeal—his mother.
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in ˌhigh ˈdudgeon

(old-fashioned, written) in an angry or offended mood, and showing other people that you are angry: After being refused entry to the club, he went off in high dudgeon.
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It was thought that Dudgeon had gone back to the shop for a second load when he was caught.
Since announcing its acquisition of a 35 per cent stake in Dudgeon in September 2014, Masdar has grown its wind energy portfolio to include the Middle Easts first utility-scale wind farm (Tafila in Jordan), the largest wind project in the West Balkans (C[THORN]A@ibuk 1), and Hywind Scotland, the worlds first commercial scale floating wind park, unveiled last month in the presence of Scotlands First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
We are proud to have played a significant role in the delivery of Dudgeon, both on the operations side and in terms of financing.
32 billion) in May 2016; Dudgeon is the first UK offshore wind project to obtain financing under the UK government's 'Contract for Difference' (CfD) scheme.
Going well beyond a consideration of possible inappropriate behavior, Dudgeon does well in linking the sylvan settings of Peter Pan with Michael's love of the natural landscape, and he makes strong connections between the Barrie classic and Peter Ibbetson, a novel by Michael's grandfather.
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Combined with London Array, Dudgeon puts Masdar at the forefront of offshore wind development in the UK," said Dr Al Jaber.
With 67 wind turbines, the Dudgeon wind farm is expected to create enough electricity to power more than 410,000 homes each year.
Release date- 18102012 - Statoil and Statkraft have acquired the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project through the acquisition of all shares in Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, a subsidiary of the UK energy company Warwick Energy Limited.
DOW develops the Dudgeon wind farm initiative in the North Sea, which has recently secured an offshore consent for up to 560MW of installed generation capacity.
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com)-- The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, today announced that Georgia Senator Barry Loudermilk (R-Cassville) and Representative Mike Dudgeon (R-Suwanee) have been awarded with the 2011 Technology Legislator of the Year Award.
Neil Dudgeon On joining Midsomer Murders: "My secret dream is that viewers will switch on, watch it all the way through and not notice there's a new bloke in it.
Warwick Energy's planning application to build an on-shore substation connecting with up to 168 wind turbines on the Dudgeon wind farm has been rejected.
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