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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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When that morsel of information doesn't seem to appease anyone, he huffily says that in any case he still has 25 days annual leave to his credit.
But Chavez, battling accusations from his US-backed neighbor Colombia that he sought to arm the Marxist guerrilla group FARC, and still smarting from being told to shut up by Spain s king in another summit in November, has huffily cast doubt on whether he will
Bobby huffily refuses, circumstance and bad guys intervene, and before you can say "to protect and serve," the prodigal son finds himself forced to choose between crime or justice.
He acts as though He has not managed to win a game and huffily exits the room.
His royal host retorted rather huffily that he had advice aplenty regarding his back from all over the Commonwealth.
McG huffily observed what he called ``the paradox of a gentleman in your age demographic asking this question.
After about ten seconds, one said huffily, "Like watching a clock's hands move
The leftist activists who ran the rally, which featured local Muslim and labour leaders, huffily denied that Hezbollah flags were flown.
The description of Harry's bedroom, as well as that of a high school teacher that he visits (but leaves huffily with confused feelings), certainly appears to have been influenced by Huysmans' Against the Grain.
29) John Rutledge later wrote somewhat huffily to Washington, recalling the events of 1789:
The clerk drew himself up to his full height and said huffily, "Do you mean to deceive the rabbi?
She huffily replied, "I majored in education, not literacy.
I'm working,' he says huffily, before conceding: 'But this is work too.