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verb as in become upset, excited


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Some of our favorite dryers are equipped with nozzle and afro combs, styling tools like curlers, hot paddle brushes, or comb straighteners, and style dryers including boar bristle brushes, wide-tooth styling picks, and more.

The softer bristles of your old dental tool might work for tuning up your sneakers, but deep grout cleaning requires something tougher.

Meanwhile, brushes should be washed with their tips pointed down to minimize the amount of water that collects where the bristles meet the base, Suozzi said, noting that mold can form there.

To dry brushes, arrange them around a sink with the bristles hanging over the edge, Suozzi said.

That’s in line with the American Dental Association’s guidelines, which recommend replacing toothbrushes every three to four months, or more frequently if the bristles are visibly matted or frayed.

Asked about the role he played, and the impact of his famous name, Goldwater bristled a bit.

And Kelley bristled at the notion that women were supposed to be offended by the video.

Rios Montt staunchly defended his actions against what he termed a deadly enemy, and bristled at the suggestion of genocide.

But also I have always bristled at the idea that having a child is the most important thing I could ever do.

Cheri Young bristled in her stylish blue dress, her shoulder-length hair let loose from the ponytail of the day before.

Mrs. Jordan bristled, and launched herself upon a long and virtuous sentence.

The sides of the wagons bristled with shafts, and their canvas tops were pierced with fine holes.

To-day old Gaul bristles with free Communes, as three hundred years ago it bristled with feudal castles.

Mr. Van Britt blew his cheeks out until the stubby, cropped mustache bristled like porcupine quills.

A hundred years ago its sides were without foliage or verdure and its few points of landing bristled with cannon.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bristled, such as: fume, seethe, bridle, ruffle, spit, and rage.

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