Thesaurus / ruffled

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Young Richard's red eyes, and the baronet's ruffled demeanour, told him that an explanation had taken place, and a reconciliation.

He stopped and ruffled over the papers piled beside him at the big conference table.

The short, square man with the ruffled head and the little bright-gray eyes saluted, uttered an "Afternoon, Sir Gerald!"

The FreelandsJohn Galsworthy

It was not, however, so rare an occurrence for the Squire to be ruffled, as to create any remark.

He sat moodily on his perch and ruffled his feathers up until he looked like a mere ball of green and gold.

Anne Of AvonleaLucy Maud Montgomery

He was in his shirt sleeves, and his clothing was in almost as much disorder as his ruffled hair.

A cool and gentle breeze breathed down the creek, and ruffled the slender tops of trees on the west side.

The Lost WagonJames Arthur Kjelgaard

He stroked her ruffled hair, and spoke in soothing tones, but it was several minutes before she could utter a word.

Miss DexieStanford Eveleth

If the male was before “ruffled with whirlwind of his ecstasies,” he was now in danger of being rent asunder.

Wake-RobinJohn Burroughs

He was a hook-nosed man, and with that and his bright eyes and his ruffled head, bore a certain likeness to a roused bird of prey.

Our Mutual FriendCharles Dickens

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