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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