fuming


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He was an active, irritable, fuming, vainglorious little man, and elevated in his own opinion, by being the proxy of Mr.
Tim slides open the aft colloid and reveals the curve of the world--the ocean's deepest purple--edged with fuming and intolerable gold.
She shook all over with noiseless dry sobs; but he was fuming and fretting too much to notice her distress.
But here have I been stewing and fuming in this jolly old crib till I have had the horrors falling on me as thick as hail.
Sampson, the buyer, came into the department, fuming with anger.
So saying, he quickened his steps and soon came to where the Bishop stood fuming.
Lydgate was fuming a little, pushed his hair back with one hand, felt curiously in his waistcoat-pocket with the other, and then stooped to beckon the tiny black spaniel, which had the insight to decline his hollow caresses.
He lodged an information against Cornelius de Witt, setting forth that the warden -- who, as he had shown by the letters added to his signature, was fuming at the repeal of the Perpetual Edict -- had, from hatred against William of Orange, hired an assassin to deliver the new Republic of its new Stadtholder; and he, Tyckelaer was the person thus chosen; but that, horrified at the bare idea of the act which he was asked to perpetrate, he had preferred rather to reveal the crime than to commit it.
I 've been dying to go all day, tried to get tickets this morning and could n't, been fuming about it ever since, and now oh, how splendid