conniption


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a display of bad temper

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Her subsequent hanging to the right and final-furlong fade suggest she probably raced too freely, but it shouldn't take away from the fact that for a furlong or so Conniption made a decent field look ordinary.
But ``Basic,'' the story of an investigation into a pack of murders on a soon-to-close Panama military reservation, does its narrative conniption business with an exuberance and wit that makes for rather jolly fun.
When we first introduced Goody Guns, gun prohibitionists had a conniption fit because they knew the psychology behind our program.
Despite other subplots involving marital strife, a loaded gun kept hidden by a teenager, and interracial dating that gives parents on both sides conniption fits, the characters played by Sedgwick and Margulies are at the heart of the movie.
When the agency does collect royalties properly,it doesn't have a conniption about quickly sending Indians and states their share.
Multiple Some outstanding fillies have won the Listed Dick Poole Fillies' Stakes at Salisbury and if there is a potential future Group 1 winner in today's line-up, the Brian Meehan-trained Conniption is my pick for most impressive future honours.
The marshals, cleared of wrongdoing in May, shot Alpizar because he suffered a conniption fit linked to his bipolar disorder.
The William Haggas-trained Shamandar sets the form standard in the race this year and looks certain to appreciate going back up to 6f, but she's not miles clear on the book by any means and of more interest are unbeaten pair Walk On Water and Conniption.
Like that great conniption Tom Cruise had in the bathroom in '(Jerry) Maguire.
Those who have been obliging on their debuts have proved themselves to be smart performers (Lady Of The Desert, Arcarno) and it will be interesting to see how good last Friday's impressive Newbury winner Conniption will turn out.
Hannon had to settle for second in the opening 6f maiden, but the winner was trained by a former assistant, Brian Meehan, whose Danehill Dancer filly Conniption came through strongly to win going away by four and a half lengths in the hands of Martin Dwyer.
A hot-tempered creature in an incredible red dress came storming out of the hotel elevator one evening, throwing a celebrity conniption.
True, it doesn't look a great deal different to the car that rolled into dealers in 2012 and gave Ford, Vauxhall and even Volkswagen a fit of the conniptions, but look a little closer and it has improved in myriad ways.
But there's only one Trump and his candidacy is causing conniptions on the part of Republican Party officials, particularly given his campaign's open hostility toward Latinos.