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indignant
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The House of Mirth
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  • Indignation quivered on her lip; but it was quelled by the secret voice which warned her that she must not quarrel with him.
  • Mrs. Trenor brought this out in a CRESCENDO of indignation.
  • A wave of indignation swept over Lily.
  • At this picture of loveliness in distress, the pathos of which was heightened by the light touch with which it was drawn, a murmur of indignant sympathy broke from Trenor.
  • But now it woke only a motion of indignant contempt.
  • The puerility of the attempt disarmed Lily’s indignation: did it not prove how horribly the poor creature was frightened?
  • But Miss Farish could not pause over the legacies; she broke into a larger indignation.
  • He brought out his sentences in short violent jerks, as though they were forced up from a deep inner crater of indignation.
  • She had rejected Rosedale’s suggestion with a promptness of scorn almost surprising to herself: she had not lost her capacity for high flashes of indignation.
  • Bewildered and indignant, Lily resolved to try the effect of a personal appeal; but she returned from her expedition with a sense of the powerlessness of beauty and charm against the unfeeling processes of the law.
  • At first, indeed, while the memory of their last hour at Monte Carlo still held the full heat of his indignation, he had anxiously watched for her return; but she had disappointed him by lingering in England, and when she finally reappeared it happened that business had called him to the West, whence he came back only to learn that she was starting for Alaska with the Gormers.
  • He paused long enough to draw breath, but not to give her time for the expression of her gathering resistance; and as he pressed on, expounding and elucidating his idea with the directness of the man who has no doubts of his cause, she found the indignation gradually freezing on her lip, found herself held fast in the grasp of his argument by the mere cold strength of its presentation.

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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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