Smarting sentence example

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  • She slipped into her shoes, still smarting from his reproach.
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  • Smarting beneath their grievances and seriously believing that not only the young king's crown but his very life was in danger, they formed a conspiracy, the soul of which was Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt, to overthrow the government, with the aid of a Russian fleet, supported by a rising of the Dalecarlians.
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  • But while smarting under them he tendered his resignation in 1821, though he did not leave India till the first day of 1823.
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  • The keen sarcasm of his polished rhetoric was not calculated to soothe the susceptibilities of men already smarting under the deprivation of their most cherished illusions.
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  • Smarting under defeat and angered by Hamilton's criticisms, Burr sent the challenge which resulted in the famous duel at Weehawken, N.J., on the 11th of July 1804, and the death of Hamilton on the following day.
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  • Glasgow, still smarting from a double defeat to their city rivals in the University league, seemed up for this one.
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  • To win, score the most points by answering questions honestly, or out smarting friends and the Lie Detector!
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  • For those of you smarting from the sparseness of the Orr report, the Thornton site may be a welcomed balm.
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  • A dissatisfied Ukraine smarting under the memory of the polish pacification can be no source of strength to Poland.
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  • It may be said to have begun with the visit of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce to Paris in 1900, at a time when France was still smarting from the humiliation of the Fashoda affair, and the Boer War was exciting hostile demonstrations against Great Britain throughout the continent of Europe.
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