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How to use conniption in a sentence

So dont have a conniption fit right off, because Ive thought it all out and I know just exactly what I can do.
THREE LITTLE WOMENGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
And the way he kicks and snorts is enough to frighten any kind of game into a conniption fit.
THE TRAIL BOYS ON THE PLAINSJAY WINTHROP ALLEN
"Even if you did hurry into my room and scare me into conniption fits telling me I'd be late," laughed Billy.
MISS BILLY'S DECISIONELEANOR H. PORTER
Jim Barlow would have a conniption fit if he ever knew what Aurora Blank had said.
DOROTHY'S TRIUMPHEVELYN RAYMOND
Other men have been in love beforeor thought they wasand it aint given em a conniption fit.
RUTH FIELDING AT SILVER RANCHALICE B. EMERSON
Nothing looks so bad as a conniption fit when it doesn't match the complexion, and generally it delays the game.
YOU SHOULD WORRY SAYS JOHN HENRYGEORGE V. HOBART
That dog of yours, Carlyn May, will give Jimmy a conniption fit yet.
CAROLYN OF THE CORNERSRUTH BELMORE ENDICOTT
Now, dont work yourself up into a conniption fit, chuckled Neale.
THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS ON A TOURGRACE BROOKS HILL
But it's only one of the ole woman's conniption fits, and you know she's got nineteen lives.
THE END OF THE WORLDEDWARD EGGLESTON
One of the lawyers took the horrors, and had to be taken home in a carriage—threw a conniption fit every block!
YELLOWSTONE NIGHTSHERBERT QUICK
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WORDS RELATED TO CONNIPTION

  • annoyance
  • boiling point
  • conniption
  • conniption fit
  • displeasure
  • exasperation
  • fury
  • indignation
  • more heat than light
  • passion
  • rage
  • slow burn
  • wrath
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