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It nettled him; it broke down his habitual composure, and it was a relief to him when the conference came to a close.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Lady Hartledon understood the implication; she felt nettled, and a flush rose to her face.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
His indifference nettled her, and she picked up her work, resolved not to offer him the least assistance.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
I thought he would never have ended; and I felt nettled that my remark should have given rise to such immoderate mirth.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
I was nettled now at all these things which were coming to puzzle and perturb an honest fellow out for a morning ride.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
I have heard a waif word in the country,” said I, a little nettled, “that you were a hard man to drive.
Nettled by the sub's refusal, the Admiral used the power entrusted to him under the revised King's Regulations.
THE DREADNOUGHT OF THE AIRPERCY F. WESTERMAN
The unexpected note of authority in his voice nettled her instantly.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
It nettled Dean—frank, outspoken, straightforward as he had always been.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
May continued a little nettled in spite of her natural good temper.

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