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huff



Pronunciation: (huf), [key]
n.
a mood of sulking anger; a fit of resentment: Just because you disagree, don't walk off in a huff.

v.t.
1. to give offense to; make angry.
2. to treat with arrogance or contempt; bluster at; hector or bully.
3. Checkers.to remove (a piece) from the board as a penalty for failing to make a compulsory capture.

v.i.
1. to take offense; speak indignantly.
2. to puff or blow; breathe heavily.
3. to swell with pride or arrogance; swagger or bluster.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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