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bristling

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  • verbbecome upset, excited
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Synonyms for bristling

verb become upset, excited
  • bridle
  • fume
  • seethe
  • boil
  • flare
  • rage
  • rise
  • ruffle
  • spit
  • swell
  • be angry
  • be infuriated
  • be maddened
  • blow up
  • boil over
  • flare up
  • get one's dander up
  • see red
  • stand on end

Antonyms for bristling

  • be happy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to bristling

bushy

adjective. shaggy, unkempt

echinate

adjective. thorny

fraught

adjective. full of

pricky

adjective. thorny

roughness

noun. the quality of being rough on the surface

teeming

adjective. abundant, full
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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