Today's Word "dudgeon"

A fit of intense indignation on

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dudgeon \DUH-juhn\ (noun) - A state or fit of intense indignation; resentment; ill humor -- often used in the phrase "in high dudgeon."

"Clarice had managed to work herself into a high dudgeon over the pet peeves and pecadillos of her latest beau."


The origin of dudgeon is unknown.




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