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Most people think that asking a sensitive question will upset the person being asked.
CAN I ASK YOU A RIDICULOUSLY PERSONAL QUESTION? (EP. 451)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
That took one of the best options off the table for the Colts, who went 11-5 this season, nearly upset the Buffalo Bills in the playoffs and appear to need only an above-average, experienced quarterback to enter next season as a Super Bowl contender.
COLTS OWNER QUELLS ANDREW LUCK RUMORS: ‘WE HAVE TO GET ON WITH THE BUSINESS OF REALITY’DES BIELERFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Giants scored a few plays later,and upset the Patriots, 17-14.
SUPER BOWL HEROES AREN’T ALWAYS SUPERSTARSFRED BOWENFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the 2019 Netflix movie “Otherhood,” Angela Bassett plays a mom so upset her son forgot Mother’s Day that she moves into his apartment uninvited.
IT’S TIME TO END THE TV TROPE OF THE NEEDY EMPTY-NEST MOMMICHELE WELDONFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So I think sometimes that does get to me, and I do get very upset.
WHAT “BABY BUST”? NEW AND SOON-TO-BE PARENTS ON CHOOSING TO HAVE KIDS IN DARK TIMESCHRIS CHAFINFEBRUARY 1, 2021VOX
“What upset me was that there was a lack of information about where to get vaccinated, tested, or get help,” she says.
PEOPLE ARE FED UP WITH BROKEN VACCINE APPOINTMENT TOOLS — SO THEY’RE BUILDING THEIR OWNTANYA BASUFEBRUARY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Most likely, she will be upset that you neglected to share this important news with her until now, but she will have to deal with her own reaction to this.
ASK AMY: ADOPTED SISTER KEEPS BIRTH FAMILY A SECRETAMY DICKINSONJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Watson is so upset with ownership and upper management that he wants to be traded even if the team hires Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, who is believed to be Watson’s preferred choice as head coach.
PREDICTING THE FUTURE FOR DESHAUN WATSON, AARON RODGERS AND OTHER STAR NFL QUARTERBACKSJOHN CLAYTONJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Chiefs managed to avoid getting upset by that same Browns team — but they’ll likely need all their skill and luck to repeat as both AFC and Super Bowl champions.
CAN THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS KEEP GETTING THIS LUCKY?TY SCHALTERJANUARY 21, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Let’s start with the only upset of the weekend, a game that saw the longest pass of the night thrown not by either of the two legendary quarterbacks in their 40s, but instead by barely used Saints backup Jameis Winston, against the team he once led.
HOW THE CHIEFS SURVIVED, THE PACKERS THRIVED AND THE BILLS AND BUCS STAYED ALIVESARA ZIEGLER (SARA.ZIEGLER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 18, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO UPSET

  • attack
  • badger
  • bedevil
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  • depredate
  • devastate
  • disturb
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  • gnaw
  • harass
  • hassle
  • irk
  • irritate
  • lay waste
  • molest
  • persecute
  • perturb
  • pillage
  • plague
  • plunder
  • ravage
  • sack
  • tease
  • torment
  • trouble
  • upset
  • vex
  • worry
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