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indignant
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The Fountainhead
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  • He called on Roark twice; he climbed, indignantly, the five flights of stairs to Roark’s room.
  • "I see no cause for indignation," said Gordon L. Prescott.
  • But the model was sent on to Mr. Slotnick and many people said, with indignation, what Keating had felt.
  • People voiced indignant objections to his choice of architect; Jimmy uttered no word of explanation or self-defense; he said politely: "Maybe so, folks, maybe so," and proceeded to have Roark build his station.
  • The clamor of indignation that rose against Howard Roark and his temple astonished everyone, except Ellsworth Toohey.
  • When you see a man casting pearls without getting even a pork chop in return—it is not against the swine that you feel indignation.
  • After days of terror for miles around—terror fed by the Banner’s dire predictions and its indignation at the inefficiency of the local police—he was captured by a reporter of the Banner.
  • He ran photographs of religious sculpture through the ages—the Sphinx, gargoyles, totem poles—and gave great prominence to pictures of Dominique’s statue, with proper captions of indignation, but omitting the model’s name.
  • He laughed aloud; it was not derision or indignation; just pure gaiety greeting the point of a silly joke.
  • He leaned forward, waiting for one of the reactions he knew well and enjoyed: a look of anger, or indignation, or ferocious pride.
  • The others turned to her with indignation and pity.
  • But there was a fierce, personal quality in the indignation of every person who spoke about it.
  • What you hear is not indignation—it’s gloating.
  • Roark was almost forgotten in the storm of indignation against Gail Wynand.
  • She knew that the numbness would break into anger, denial, indignation later; now it was only a cutting sound in her voice, a sound to destroy what she had heard.
  • The indignation was too sharp and raw for a mere piece of professional gossip; each man took it as a personal insult; each felt himself qualified to alter, advise and improve the work of any man living.

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  • She was indignant, but agreed to be searched when they accused her of shoplifting.
  • "I am not a fool," she said indignantly.

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