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As you said, there was a lot of actual resentment present in his early years, particularly towards students of color, and the trolling was often a mask for that resentment.
STEPHEN MILLER, EXPLAINEDSEAN ILLINGOCTOBER 7, 2020VOX
I guess it’s the former in Miller’s case, but also a little complicated because there was real resentment pretty early on in Miller’s life.
STEPHEN MILLER, EXPLAINEDSEAN ILLINGOCTOBER 7, 2020VOX
The Red River Showdown traditionally has been a midmorning buffet of resentment and braggadocio, of “those sorry bastards” and Horns Down hysterics.
THE BIG 12 CAN’T RELY ON TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA THIS YEARJOSH PLANOSOCTOBER 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Rogue officers destroy respect, erode community trust and generate resentment that may one day erupt in violence.
AN OFFICER’S WORD SHOULDN’T BE THE LAST WORDANDREW TAYLORAUGUST 19, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
One of the few constants since the vote has been resentment toward the man who pulled the Brexit trigger.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
Women generally consider consequences in love, seldom in resentment.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Here was the strangeness of it: that he did not distrust Lettice, nor felt resentment against Tony.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The keen resentment had faded from his face, but an immense reproach was there—a heavy, helpless, appealing reproach.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He conspired against Richelieu, to whom he was indebted for much of his good fortune, and to whose resentment he fell a victim.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
General Stanhope then repeated to him, all that the impassioned resentment of Ripperda had excited him to avow.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RESENTMENT

  • anger
  • annoyance
  • chagrin
  • exasperation
  • fury
  • grudge
  • high dudgeon
  • huff
  • indignation
  • injury
  • ire
  • irritation
  • miff
  • nettling
  • offense
  • pique
  • provoking
  • rage
  • resentment
  • sense of injury
  • vexation
  • wrath
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