hackles


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Synonyms for hackles

raise someone's hackles or make someone's hackles rise

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  • anger
  • annoy
  • infuriate
  • cause resentment
  • rub someone up the wrong way
  • make someone see red
  • get someone's dander up

Synonyms for hackles

a feeling of anger and animosity

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Hackles raised means an adrenaline surge, which means he is in an excited state.
Alternatively, ask the man behind the counter to put together a selection of materials and implements - a vice, hackle pliers, bucktails, hackles and various skins.
Wide-ranging annual US-South Korea military drills, ended a week ago, had also contributed to raise the hackles of North Korea.
Don't get your hackles up, but high feather prices for fly tyers aren't going way down anytime too soon.
But it's been Kimball's so-far-failed attempts to play catch up in the money-raising department that's raising the eyebrows and hackles of Republicans.
Prices for some packages of the distinctive feathers, known as hackles, have soared from $60 (BD22) to $400 (BD150) as supplies have dwindled for a product that takes roosters one year to grow.
And my hackles were raised yet again - damn those sensitive hackles - by an announcement on my train home earlier this week.
A few years ago the NY Choreographic Institute raised hackles because it proclaimed that choreography could not be taught.
The center feather is decorated with florals, and grizzly hackles and a small trim feather that cannot be identified.
At the moment, soldiers in the two Scots TA battalions wear a mixture of hackles, reflecting the recruiting areas from where they were drawn.
The price tag for the Navy's latest ship-construction plan is raising hackles on Capitol Hill.
When I first read about this my hackles rose and I was on the verge of firing off a letter to someone but then I read some more.
LIKE many others, I was disappointed at the cancellation of the Coventry Fun Run due to the conditions at War Memorial Park, but what has raised my hackles is the fact that this fantastic event is not being rescheduled for this year.
No longer quite the underdog, Vachon can still get up her hackles up when one of her babies--like her Capote film, Infamous, due out in October--is threatened.
As the biggest of SUVs, previous Hummer models raised hackles among environmentalists (as well as highway safety proponents) for their excessive, imposing size and weight as well as their fuel consumption and contribution of polluting emissions.