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199 examples of  huff  in sentences

199 examples of huff in sentences

"He is as proud as Lucifer; he is always taking huff about one thing or the other.

They glided toward the shore in a huff.

' Reynard grew huff.

I stood by for some minutes, gazing around and watching the operations, and was not long in discovering that Senator Huff kept running up the articles by pretended bids, and was evidently in league with him, in fact a confederate.

But she soon offended the Mouse, first by mistaking its "long and sad tale" for a "long tail," and next by thinking it meant "knot" when it said "not," so that it went off in a huff.

Walke, walke, you and your Captaine Huff to London, And tell thy mother how thou has't sped i'th country, And let her moane thee.

pique, umbrage, huff, miff, soreness, dudgeon, acerbity, virulence, bitterness, acrimony, asperity, spleen, gall; heart-burning, heart-swelling; rankling.

V. resent, take amiss, take ill, take to heart, take offense, take umbrage, take huff, take exception; take in ill part, take in bad part, take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.]; breathe revenge, cut up rough. fly into a rage, fall into a rage, get into a rage, fly into a passion; bridle up, bristle up, froth up, fire up, flare up; open the vials of one's wrath, pour out the vials of one's wrath.

fierce, wild, rageful^, furious, mad with rage, fiery, infuriate, rabid, savage; relentless &c 919. flushed with anger, flushed with rage; in a huff, in a stew, in a fume, in a pucker, in a passion, in a rage, in a fury, in a taking, in a way; on one's high ropes, up in arms; in high dudgeon.

ill humor &c (sullenness) 901.1; asperity &c; churlishness &c (discourtesy) 895. huff &c (resentment) 900; a word and a blow.

morosity^, spleen; churlishness &c (discourtesy) 895; irascibility &c 901. moodiness &c adj.; perversity; obstinacy &c 606; torvity^, spinosity^; crabbedness &c adj.. ill temper, bad temper, ill humor, bad humor; sulks, dudgeon, mumps^, dumps, doldrums, fit of the sulks, bouderie [Fr.], black looks, scowl; grouch; huff &c (resentment) 900.

I began to think they had taken huff and did not mean to come at all, as I had taken no notice of Astell's letter.

"Well," says Jack, in a huff, "I see no reason for any such haste; but if you will give me time to put on my breeches, you shall be paid all the same."

Keturah attends a perfectly grave and unimpeachable lecture,the Restorer pouts and goes off in a huff for twenty-four hours.

That's why we four went off in a huff.

Long afterwards, Harry Huff kindly offered to repair it; and the solder that still holds it together is also regarded as a keepsake from a dear friend.

Her huff over, she felt rather sorry for Charlie, a feeling accentuated by sight of him humped on a log in the sun, too engrossed in his perplexities to be where he normally was at that hour, in the thick of the logging, working harder than any of his men.

Every huff [hoof] of living thing that was on the place, has been put on the Wright farm, in readiness for their owner, should he ever come to claim them.

"Dont suppose I am in a huff: I am quite serious.

Them words sets up her back, so with her hands upon her hips, 'Come,' says she, quite in a huff, 'come keep your tongue inside your lips; Afore ever you was born, I was well used to things like these; I shall put it in the grate, and let it burn up by degrees.' So in it goes, and BounceO Lord!

Going through the office, the fat old book-keeper, Huff, stopped him with a story he had been keeping for him all day.

Huff did not know how, lately, after every laugh, this man felt a vague scorn of himself, as if jokes and laughter belonged to a self that ought to have been dead long ago.

But then,poor Huff!

My mother's name before she married was Mary Adeline Huff.

My grandfather on my mother's side was named Huff.

I pointed to the asters that must be set out and covered before the sun was high, but she couldn't understand, and went off in a huff.

How could I get out of the room without appearing to be in a huff or bored?

Soon as this touch'd his laughing lip, That unmixt Nectar us'd to sip, He rose, and with a threat'ning frown Of direful Anger, dash'd it down, And swore, departing in a huff, I'll make your lives like that dd stuff.

The latter's wife, in a sudden huff, deliberately left them, crossing the macadam driveway in plain view of the stranger.

When I explained, she up and left in a huff.

But to-night Dame Niafer was fretted, because the pastry-cook was young Ruric's cousin, and was, she feared, as likely as not to fling off in a huff on account of Dom Manuel's having strangled the clerk.

"Of course I went, Nedthat is the way with all of usthe women treat us with contempt and we go away in a huff, vowing never to see them again, and they beckon to us and back we go, glad to have a word or glance again.

don't you suffer my lady to huff me every day as if I were her dog, or had no more concern with youI declare

I won't bear it and she shan't think to huff me.

Mr. Huff of Detroit.

Mr. Huff of Detroit.

HUFF, GARDNER P. Saxophone method.

Gardner P. Huff (A); 9Sep63; R321352. HUGHES, MATILDA.

By Robert Hegner, Francis M. Root, Donald L. Augustine & Clay G. Huff.

ยฉ 16Jun38; A118338. Jane Z. Hegner, Barbara B. Root (W), Donald L. Augustine & Clay G. Huff (A); 23Sep65; R370106.

SEE Blinn, Ethel Hueston. HUFF, CLAY G. Parasitology with special reference to man and domesticated animals.

SEE Hegner, Robert. HUFF, OLNEY L. SEE Code Pleading, Practice & Remedies In Courts Of Record In Civil Cases In The Western States.

DE HUFF, ELIZABETH WILLIS.

Elizabeth Willis De Huff (A); 20Jul67; R414113.

Mae D. Huettig (A); 9Feb72; R522840. HUFF, DARRELL.

Darrell Huff (A); 24Mar72; R525740. HUGGENVIK, GERHARD H. Your key to the Bible.

The huff; The white-faced rage (left) and the blind rage; The dudgeon.

Stapleton, Huff, Adams & Burgie (E); 10Mar59; R232844. RAWSON, JONATHAN NICHOLL. When antiques were young.

SEE Guy, P. L. O. STAPLETON, HUFF, ADAMS & BURGIE. Introduction to literature for children.

HUFF, GARDNER P. Saxophone method.

Gardner P. Huff (A); 9Sep63; R321352. HUGHES, MATILDA.

Authors of renewable matter: J. Oliver Tucker, Olney L. Huff, Miles L. Kittridge & Edward H. Stetson.

Authors of renewable matter: J. Oliver Tucker, Olney L. Huff, Miles L. Kittridge, Edward H. Stetson.

Authors of renewable matter: J. Oliver Tucker, Olney L. Huff, Miles L. Kittridge & Edward H. Stetson.

By Robert Hegner, Francis M. Root, Donald L. Augustine & Clay G. Huff.

ยฉ 16Jun38; A118338. Jane Z. Hegner, Barbara B. Root (W), Donald L. Augustine & Clay G. Huff (A); 23Sep65; R370106.

SEE Blinn, Ethel Hueston. HUFF, CLAY G. Parasitology with special reference to man and domesticated animals.

SEE Hegner, Robert. HUFF, OLNEY L. SEE Code Pleading, Practice & Remedies In Courts Of Record In Civil Cases In The Western States.

DE HUFF, ELIZABETH WILLIS.

Elizabeth Willis De Huff (A); 20Jul67; R414113.

Ethel Hueston (A); 17Mar71; R502268. HUFF, CLAY G. A manual of medical parasitology.

Clay G. Huff (A); 14Jan71; R499012. HUGG, JAZEB BOWEN.

The huff; The white-faced rage (left) and the blind rage; The dudgeon.

And then Pauncefort bade her ladyship good night in a huff, catching up her candle with a rather impertinent jerk, and gently slamming the door, as if she had meant to close it quietly, only it had escaped out of her fingers.

[Footnote 4: Drawcansir in the Duke of Buckingham's Rehearsal parodies the heroic drama of the Restoration, as by turning the lines in Dryden's 'Tyrannic Love,' Spite of myself, I'll stay, fight, love, despair; And all this I can do, because I dare, into I drink, I huff, I strut, look big and stare; And all this I can do, because I dare.

But he flew into a huff an' swore dat he'd whip de Yankees wid corn stalks.

What think you, sirs, was't not all well enough? Will you not grant that we can strut and huff?

If I was trustin' a girl, I'll bet ye a bob she wud turn oot to be yin o' the sort that pinches a chap's wages afore they're warmed in his pooch, an' objec's to him smokin' a fag, an' tak's the huff if he calls her fig-face.'

Blandina and I wanted to go to once to Miss Huff's, a woman we used to know in Jonesville who keeps a small boardin' house.

And sez he, with an air of shootin' his sharpest arrer, "We shall go to Miss Huff's to-morry.

We found Miss Huff settled in a pleasant street in a good comfortable home, not so very fur away from the Fair ground.

And Miss Huff had also a little grand-niece, Dorothy Evans, whose mother had passed away, and Miss Huff bein' next of kin had took into her family to take care of.

And Miss Huff had also a little grand-niece, Dorothy Evans, whose mother had passed away, and Miss Huff bein' next of kin had took into her family to take care of.

Dretful clever I thought it wuz of Miss Huff.

Dorothy's mother, I guess, didn't have much faculty and spent everything as she went along; she had an annuity that died with her, but she had been well enough off so she could hire a nurse for the child, an elderly colored woman, Aunt Tryphena by name, who out of love for the little one had offered to come to Miss Huff's just to be near the little girl.

The hull family loved and petted her from Miss Huff and her old father down to Billy, who alternately petted and teased her.

Besides Aunt Tryphena Miss Huff had two more girls to cook and clean.

We got to Miss Huff's in the afternoon and rested the rest of that day and had a good night's sleep.

Well, we started out for the Fair in pretty good season in the mornin', Billy Huff offered to go and put us on the right car, so he walked ahead with Blandina, Josiah and I follerin' clost in their rears.

CHAPTER V. Josiah wuz for goin' into the show by the entrance nighest to Miss Huff's, but I said, "No, that may do for other times, but when I first enter this Fair ground as a Observer" (for in our visit to the Inside Inn we wuz only weary wayfarers, too tired to observe, and the Sabbath we felt wuz no time to jot down impressions).

But one thing, I believe, that made her want to stay, we met Billy Huff jest as we wuz comin' out of the buildin', and Blandina proposed that she should stay a little longer with him

But jest then Billy Huff happened to pass by and stopped and asked what wuz the matter.

I wore my brown lawn dress day after day, havin' no chance to wear my rich alpacky, as I wanted to, to kinder show off before Miss Huff, and Blandina presented the wilted appearance of a long slim cabbage leaf plunged in bilin' water.

Blandina and Miss Huff went half a day, and in the afternoon Blandina went to a big department store in the city to git some thinner underwear, and I got awful skairt about her.

Miss Huff gin her the most minute directions about where it wuz and what car to take, it wuzn't a great ways off, and she ort to got back at four o'clock anyway.

Well, Josiah went that day with Billy Huff, he santered off without any system or plan, and wouldn't take my pad though I offered it to him.

The next mornin' grandpa Huff said to the breakfast table that he did wish he had someone to read to him that day, everybody wuz goin' to the Fair and he wuz goin' to be left alone.

That night whilst I wuz restin' a little in my room after supper, Josiah havin' stayed down in the parlor a spell talkin' to granpa Huff and Billy, Blandina come into my room.

She said she'd been readin' all day to grandpa Huff and as near as I could make out he'd kep' her right down to them blood-curdlin' chapters where they fried the martyrs in ile and briled 'em on grid-irons.

But she said Mr. Huff wuz anxious to hear it

Mr. Huff needs a companion, Aunt Samantha.

" "Well," sez I reasonably, "mebby a dove would be safe to rest on grandpa Huff, but I don't believe he could stand the weight of a hen.

And I wuzn't surprised that Billy Huff fell immegiately and voylently in love with her to his own discomfiture and the great enrichment of them that sold perfumery and hair-oil.

Dotie became her willin' adorer and Miss Huff couldn't do enough for her.

But I sez, "Miss Huff said it wuz dretful interestin', Josiah, I'd kinder like to see it.

Miss Huff had told me a lot about it.

Miss Huff's nephew,

Well, Josiah met us, accordin' to promise in front of Festival Hall, and we stayed to the illumination, Dotie havin' gone home with Miss Huff before dark.

" Anne repressed an inclination to say this was not the way in which her uncle would wish to get promotion, and only replied, "Your Royal Highness is very good, but" Whereat the Princess, in a huff, exclaimed, "Oh, very well, if you choose to be torn to pieces by the mob, and slaughtered by the priests, like poor Godfrey, and burnt by the Papists at last, unless you go to Mass, you may stay for aught I care, and joy go with you.

Hope had declined, and his friend had taken the huff, and had not written to him since.