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dudgeon

duh juhn

  • n  a feeling of intense indignation (now used only in the phrase `in high dudgeon')

  • Maybe in this electoral season, when for once our politics are full of high passion (not to mention high dudgeon), Silver City suffers by comparison with reality.
  • The last, final, no-kidding, planes- in-the-air, lock-and-load, ah'm-gonna-knock-yo'-haid- clean-off dudgeon metamorphosed -- surprise! -- into Jimmy Carter's dropping from the sky .
  • Terry Curtin, speaking for Universal, Howard's home studio, escalated the dudgeon.
News & Articles

  • Neighbors may petition after Monroe Street deal gets city's OK
    The Madison alderwoman whose district includes a controversial development proposal said neighbors unhappy with the deal may petition city leaders to take a second look. Ald. Sue Ellingson, who represents the Dudgeon-Monroe neighborhood, supported a proposed retail and apartment building, although some neighbors did not. "The plans are good plans," Ellingson said. "I'm really sorry that we ...
    July 10, 2013 - WISC-TV Madison
Quotes

  • Charles Schumer in National Review Online
    I'd like to interject a note of balance here,Schumer said. "There are times when we all get in high dudgeon. We ought to be reasonable about this. I think there are probably very few people in this room or in America who would say that...
  • David Obey in DetNews.com
    Obey said Friday he has fielded "a steady stream of calls from people in high dudgeon."

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