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bristle with rage

To show sudden anger. I bristled with rage when I saw that someone had hit my car overnight.
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bristle with rage

 and bristle with anger; bristle with indignation
Fig. to demonstrate one's anger, rage, or displeasure with a strong negative response. (Alludes to a dog or cat raising the hair on its back in anger or as a threat.) She was just bristling with anger. I don't know what set her off. Walter bristled with rage as he saw the damage to his new car.
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Glenarm roused your indignation, and you hesitated at giving an answer.
It would be edifying if Israelis truly understood what is happening in American Jewish life and paid less attention to the instigators of insincere indignation, such as those who smeared Hotovely.
The chief minister expressed his indignation over kite flying despite a ban and said that the law banning kite-flying be implemented strictly.
to indignation, as if a masterpiece was just ruined.
According to a handout issued on Friday, he expressed indignation over the incident.
La publication de la photo a suscite une grande indignation de la part des faceboockers qui ont appele a condamner severement le pere de l'enfant.
A succession of reports revealed a White House in chaos, Democratic indignation over Comey's ouster and Republican indignation over that indignation.
Dublin quintet September Girls return with an impassioned musical and political statement in their new album Age of Indignation, a title that succinctly sums up its inherent anger and restless dissatisfaction.
Alfredo Mitogo Mitodo Ada, Minister of Trade and Business Promotion, met on October 27 with the importing companies of food products established in the country, to express his indignation for the irregularities committed by some of them, at the time of marketing their products.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi oil ministry expressed its indignation for shipping the first Kurdish oil from Turkish Cyhan terminal.
Vive indignation du gouvernement suite aux propos diffamatoires contre certains ministres
TUNIS(TAP) - The Prime Ministry Friday expressed "deep indignation at any criminal act undermining Tunisia's cultural and historical heritage," following "the ongoing odious assaults committed recently close in time against the mausoleums and zaouias in several governorates and cities of Tunisia.
Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles wrote a letter to Ukraine's Prime Minister to express their outrage and indignation against the slanders of the Svoboda Party directed against the Jewish community in the Ukraine.
L'indignation authentique, portee par des propositions et des actions concretes touchant la racine du mal, fut noyee par les indignations convenues les indignations de facade et les indignations nihilistes.