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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He is wearing large hackle arm bustles and in his hands he holds a pair of fancy dance twirlers which have been popular with fancy dancers for decades.
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.
For a couple of years now, prices have skyrocketed for superior fly-tying hackles, being bought in some instances like futures.
Beyond the colonnades themselves, numerous authors have described and remarked on the potential origins of the various types of ornamentation that are apparent on the faces of the columns or on the parting surfaces, such as the horizontal grooves or striations that are common on the vertical faces of the columns [10,13-16], the plumose patterns of hackles that often occur within the striations [9,13,17], and inscribed circular features within the columns [12,18,19].
As you can see in the picture they are wearing plumes in their berets, which only fusilier regiments wear (they were formerly called hackles).
or that one, mouth gaping, hackles of coarsened hair riding the bony
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.
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.