in high dudgeon


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See: resentful
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A violent quarrel arose between him and Lisa, and he left the boat in high dudgeon. His first step was to repair to the tent of Mr.
Bell for you and you'll go to Sunday school tomorrow," said Marilla, disap- pearing downstairs in high dudgeon.
With his own English MPs in high dudgeon about more devolution, the PM might have thought it was smart to try to squeeze Ed Miliband and the Labour Party.