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    bridle (v)

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to help me to find a proper interpretation of the verb in bold in the following sentences?

    I bridled at the implied insult in her tone.

    Mary bridled at her mother's unkind remark about Jim.

    I bridled at my girl friendís nasty remarks.

    bridle = anger or take offense; be filled with indignation

    Savoy and Nice, the keys of Italy, and the citadel in her hands to bridle Switzerland, are in that consolidation.

    bridle = curb, restrain

    He bridled her mouth with a silk-weed twist.

    bridle = to put a bridle upon


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