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  • Their conversations reached Cinder, irate and determined, arms flying in mad gestures.   (source)
  • 'And when might that be?' squeaked the irate gnome, brandishing a notebook as though she were prepared to make a complaint of some kind.   (source)
  • The rooms lay there, hauntingly still without the voices of children, the commands of irate teachers or the clapping sounds of books as they were closed.   (source)
    irate = angry
  • Doctor Orangehair, probably better known as Dr. McFall, was used to irate or worried relatives, and was not intimidated by Aunt Queen's dramatic entrance.   (source)
    irate = extremely angry
  • I knew I was being irrationally irate.   (source)
    irate = angry
  • The admitting clerk was irate.   (source)
    irate = extremely angry
  • On account of the boys were pretty irate.   (source)
    irate = angry
  • But if he starts running at this point, what we have is a black kid running in a mainly white crowd and he's being followed by a pair of irate whites yelling thief or grief or something.   (source)
    irate = extremely angry
  • The tree was tremendous, an irate, steely black steeple beside the river.†   (source)
  • During the 8,000-mile bike ride to Kathmandu, he was robbed by Romanian schoolchildren and assaulted by a crowd in Pakistan In Iran, an irate motorcyclist broke a baseball bat over Kropp's (fortunately) helmeted head.†   (source)
  • In every part of the house people kept tripping over his equipment, and all sorts of unfamiliar animals appeared that had traveled from remote lands only to meet their death beneath Nana's irate broom in the farthest corners of the house.†   (source)
  • I was irate with all of them.†   (source)
  • He was put on hold for what seemed like forever, growing more irate with every passing moment, until he finally got an agent to assist him.†   (source)
  • There are fifty-nine new email messages and seventeen new voice mails, including several from the label's now-certainly irate publicist and a bunch from Bryn, asking how it went in the studio and with the interview.†   (source)
  • It was a furious voice, a familiar voice, a beautiful voice—soft like velvet even though it was irate.†   (source)
  • I'd just finished directing an irate woman with a red-wine stain on her shirt to the powder room-one of the catering staff had apparently bumped into her, splashing her cabernet across her outfit-when I noticed the stack of fliers on the foyer table was looking a bit low.†   (source)
  • The Joint Chiefs of Staff are irate that JFK did not, and now will not, invade Cuba.†   (source)
  • This was answered with another stream of irate Spanish.†   (source)
  • Maybe it's just old," suggested Max, trying to calm the irate hare.†   (source)
  • Whenever she became irate, she always seemed to bring up her father.†   (source)
  • And she was alone in the room with him after Michaela had departed, lovely, hale and statuesque, steaming and rippling with an irrepressible affectionate vitality even as she remained in one place and frowned at him irately.†   (source)
  • Nelly's going to be irate that I was out so late.†   (source)
  • "The sensible part of the house opposed the motion," wrote an irate Edward Rutledge.†   (source)
  • With an irate baker and an angry nun, and if they prove to be ciphers, several faces in various windows.†   (source)
  • Until his spouse Lauren Bacall phoned irately, "You get home tonight, with milk and orange juice for your son ...or else!"†   (source)
  • These are other painters, on the lam from irate landlords or between odd jobs.†   (source)
  • KELLER hops about, HELEN takes refuge with the candy down behind the pump, and KELLER then irately flings his newspaper on the porch floor, stamps into the house past VINEY and disappears.†   (source)
  • Once a jutka almost ran us over ....the driver just managed to pull up the horse and while we stood palpitating he leaned from his seat, irate and frightened, to shout at us.†   (source)
  • Did Khalil seem irate during this exchange?   (source)
  • When she fixed him with an irate expression, he laughed.   (source)
  • She had disappeared from Slughorn's party before he returned to it, or so he had been informed by an irate McLaggen, and she had already gone to bed by the time he returned to the common room.   (source)
  • " 'Curse the stripling, how he apes his sire,' " declared one irate Massachusetts Federalist.†   (source)
  • He crouched, watching the overweight irate baker waddle rapidly down his brick steps and head south.†   (source)
  • We also got into fights with the local vatos, one time being chased by a mob of irate boyfriends in La Verne.†   (source)
  • Catherine looked over at Lee Teng; he had steered his irate lady to the wall by a miniature palm in an obvious attempt to keep her from alarming the other guests who sat around the ornate lobby greeting friends and ordering cocktails.†   (source)
  • We're barely through the front door and already kissing like there won't be a tomorrow, and if there isn't, this time together will be worth every irate word at home.†   (source)
  • Hungry Joe was irate and inconsolable until — of all people — the chaplain was led in wearing a maroon corduroy bathrobe, shining like a skinny lighthouse with a radiant grin of self-satisfaction too tremendous to be concealed.†   (source)
  • He sounded irate, but there was something deliberate about his delivery—as if he'd chosen his words with great care.†   (source)
  • Every day, he grew more irate and despotic, ordering her put my pillow here, no, higher up, bring me wine, no, I said white wine, open the window, close it, this hurts, I'm hungry, I'm hot, scratch my shoulder, lower.†   (source)
  • But he erupts in an irate surrender.†   (source)
  • He begins off left, finds his napkin still in his irate hand, is uncertain with it, dabs his lips with dignity, gets rid of it in a toss to JAMES, and marches off JAMES turns to eye KATE.†   (source)
  • Once more we slowed up at a group of trees a little way from a farmhouse, but a long, lean dog ran toward us, yapping, and an irate farmer in a damp blue shirt looked curiously from around the barn, so my father, without a word, accelerated the motor and turned toward town.†   (source)
  • The irate words arrested on her lips, the woman came down the stairs smoothing her hair and hitching at her skirt.†   (source)
  • An irate gentleman was saying to the sleeping man whose legs were stretched out blocking the way: "Excuse me, sir."†   (source)
  • "I peg of you yourself not to mix in vot is not your business!" suddenly replied the irate colonel.†   (source)
  • But Martin's belligerency was weakened by shame, for he never had enough money to meet his bills, and he was not used to dodging irate grocers, receiving dunning letters, standing at the door arguing with impertinent bill-collectors.†   (source)
  • If it had not continued he would have felt like an irate ticket-holder at a prize-fight where the principals refused to mix it up.†   (source)
  • He was a sneak and a thief, a mischief-maker, a fomenter of trouble; and irate squaws told him to his face, the while he eyed them alert and ready to dodge any quick-flung missile, that he was a wolf and worthless and bound to come to an evil end.†   (source)
  • He had to arouse the house with wild squawkings of his horn, and an irate farmer who bellowed, "Who's there?†   (source)
  • Sloane, bringing up the rear, disclaimed all knowledge and responsibility as soon as the others were scattered inside; then as the irate ticket-taker rushed in he followed nonchalantly.†   (source)
  • Sondelius dropped from Haffkine's cholera serum to an irate: "If that fellow stares at me some more, I am going over and kill him!†   (source)
  • The waiter, who was busy with a party of engineers dining in the dining hall, came several times with an irate countenance in answer to her summons, and could not avoid carrying out her orders, as she gave them with such gracious insistence that there was no evading her.†   (source)
  • Are you fond of presents?" and he searched my face with eyes that I saw were dark, irate, and piercing.†   (source)
  • Mr. Jaggers suddenly became most irate.†   (source)
  • The Samaritans clung to their tabernacle on Gerizim, and, while maintaining its superior sanctity, laughed at the irate doctors in Jerusalem.†   (source)
  • He was irate and defiant; and Tom, though he espoused his father's quarrels and shared his father's sense of injury, was not without some of the feeling that oppressed Maggie when Mr. Tulliver got louder and more angry in narration and assertion with the increased leisure of dessert.†   (source)
  • Monsieur Rigaud sometimes stopped, as if he were going to put his case in a new light, or make some irate remonstrance; but Signor Cavalletto continuing to go slowly to and fro at a grotesque kind of jog-trot pace with his eyes turned downward, nothing came of these inclinings.†   (source)
  • I felt a liking for him and a compassion for him as he put his little kit in his pocket—and with it his desire to stay a little while with Caddy—and went away good-humouredly to his cold mutton and his school at Kensington, that made me scarcely less irate with his father than the censorious old lady.†   (source)
  • the grizzled old veteran irately interrogated.†   (source)
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