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incensed -- as in: incensed by her insult
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  • She was incensed by the judges’ unfairness.
  • Doubletree Mutt looked into the barn, his big tail waving provocatively, and Jody was so incensed at his health that he found a hard black clod on the floor and deliberately threw it.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
  • There are a million more things to be furious about, but Lev finds himself incensed by what he’s just been called.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • She was so incensed that she inadvertently lit a fire in her hand—which, luckily, she’d since removed from my knee.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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  • Cinder dug her fingers into her thighs, too incensed to argue.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • He was incensed to learn that Father had died right here in Scheveningen; the documents on my case made no mention of it.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Sonya is even more incensed, her sly nature taking hold.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • The incensed priest, a crowd of a hundred around him, demanded that they let the migrants go.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Rudy, to put it mildly, was incensed.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • Hekmatyar, who had been excluded, was incensed.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns

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  • With a last, incensed stare at the pair of them, he swung his cloak around him and hurried out of sight.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • After a brief struggle, Wes wrestled free and jumped back from his incensed brother.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Trying Again When Luma called the team’s sponsors at the Decatur-DeKalb YMCA to let them know she had folded the Under 15s, administrators there were incensed.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Corporal Whitcomb was incensed.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • She was incensed.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • I was incensed and wasn’t about to let myself be put off like that.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • "D’ye hear?" said Legree, stamping, with a roar like that of an incensed lion.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • A permanent rune, when they were so young—her mother would be incensed.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • The thought of being used by Kohler incensed Langdon.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • She was, on the contrary, somewhat incensed at this handsome and disdainful individual.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Caius was clearly incensed, but his rage was turned inward now; he was resigned.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Fudge glared at him, evidently incensed.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • But as she hurried toward the incensed group, she saw Rhett bow jauntily and start toward the doorway through the crowd.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Look wicked, Jane: as you know well how to look: coin one of your wild, shy, provoking smiles; tell me you hate me — tease me, vex me; do anything but move me: I would rather be incensed than saddened.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • My friends, then, were still alive, and though I partly believed the truth of Silver’s statement, that the cabin party were incensed at me for my desertion, I was more relieved than distressed by what I heard.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • Day after day passed away without bringing any other tidings of him than the report which shortly prevailed in Meryton of his coming no more to Netherfield the whole winter; a report which highly incensed Mrs. Bennet, and which she never failed to contradict as a most scandalous falsehood.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • His master was greatly incensed at what he called his insolence.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Porfiry repeated, apparently incensed, but preserving a good-humoured and ironical face, as though he were not in the least concerned at Raskolnikov’s opinion of him.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Ms. Gibson, who gives daily grades for in-class performance, is incensed.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Lie there: you might fulfill your mother’s curse, baleful as she is, incensed at you, because you switched to Trojans from Akhaians.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • He did not care; he was staring up at the staff table, incensed.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • The prow of the boat is partially unbroken, and is drawn just balancing upon the monster’s spine; and standing in that prow, for that one single incomputable flash of time, you behold an oarsman, half shrouded by the incensed boiling spout of the whale, and in the act of leaping, as if from a precipice.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Why, man, they did make love to this employment; They are not near my conscience; their defeat Does by their own insinuation grow: ’tis dangerous when the baser nature comes Between the pass and fell incensed points Of mighty opposites.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • I know the knight is incensed against you, even to a mortal arbitrement; but nothing of the circumstance more.
    William Shakespeare  --  Twelfth Night
  • Of late his mother, incensed with him on account of his love affair and his leaving Moscow, had given up sending him the money.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • You may recall how incensed Plato was that the most righteous man in Athens had to forfeit his life.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • This allusion to the fate of William Rufus, his Relative, at once incensed and alarmed Prince John.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • Edgar was incensed by her effrontery, practically amounting to insubordination.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Do you suppose his incensed words could give me any pain, or even his blows?
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • Some of the other teams on the mountain that year, failing to understand that Everest was no longer merely a mountain but a 32 commodity as well, were incensed And the greatest hue and cry came from Rob Hall, who was leading a small, impecunious New Zealand team.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • And he . he became incensed.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • Phaedrus is quite incensed by all this and wishes he were there.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • "I swear it, as I hope to be saved!" exclaimed the old woman, who, this time, seemed to be incensed.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • And there was ordained an horse bier; and so with an hundred torches ever brenning about the corpse of the queen, and ever Sir Launcelot with his eight fellows went about the horse bier, singing and reading many an holy orison, and frankincense upon the corpse incensed.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • She felt as if the thing deserved an answer, and consequently decided that she would write and let him know that she knew of his married state and was justly incensed at his deception.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • But besides that I was of an unforgiving disposition from my birth, slow to take offence, slower to forget it, and now incensed both against my companion and myself.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • Wang Lung was incensed at such impudence and he would have risen except that when he thought of going into the great House of Hwang and of asking there for a woman, sweat broke out over his whole body as though he were working in a field.
    Pearl S. Buck  --  The Good Earth
  • Henchard, who had been hurt at finding that Farfrae did not mean to put up with his temper any longer, was incensed beyond measure when he learnt what the young man had done as an alternative.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • This was the only retort—except glass or crockery—that the heavy creature was capable of making; but, I became as highly incensed by it as if it had been barbed with wit, and I immediately rose in my place and said that I could not but regard it as being like the honorable Finch’s impudence to come down to that Grove,— we always talked about coming down to that Grove, as a neat Parliamentary turn of expression,—down to that Grove, proposing a lady of whom he knew nothing.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • She continued deliberately to toss the books severally upon the floor, till Jude, incensed beyond bearing, caught her by the arms to make her leave off.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
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