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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of huff.

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Examples

  • Reading through the obnoxious comments and childish banter of a seeming pro-drug company to anything which suggests control of dangerous substances - illegal because they are dangerous - as a parent of a young person addicted for 17 years, my first reaction to the evident "huffed" attitude and pure polemic is that I am glad that there exists an anti-drug group in this country.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • He tilted his head and "huffed" slightly through his oversized nostrils.

    Darkness of the Light

  • He remained silent and "huffed" for some days, but at last he took the Frenchman aside and made him a formal apology.

    William of Germany

  • As for me, though I was meekness itself, taking the most obscure position I could find, and remaining as absolutely motionless as possible, they eyed me with suspicion; from the first they "huffed" at me, and at this point began to squawk the moment

    In Nesting Time

  • She referred to one boy, for instance, who said he drank a sports drink whenever he "huffed" to wash away the harsh ingredients added to the aerosol, she said.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • They're "huffed" or sniffed and can cause addiction or sudden death from cardiac arrest.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Hastings man allegedly 'huffed' while driving, slammed into tree

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  • Ely, Minn., is at it again: It has sold naming rights to the IDQBWCAW Hastings man allegedly 'huffed' while driving, slammed into tree

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  • Many men are now becoming reluctant to open doors for women because they merely get "huffed" at and pushed aside.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • "It's pretty amazing," said Daywalt, who said when he got too close the mother bear "huffed" at him and he backed off.

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