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proud

(of animals) restive or excited, esp sexually; on heat
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What is written on it is long ago forgotten, and yet how proud it is
And each believed that the other was something very costly; and they both said how very proud the world must be of them.
I have always felt proud that she refused to go into debt for that which she did not have the money to pay for.
More than once I have tried to picture myself in the position of a boy or man with an honoured and distinguished ancestry which I could trace back through a period of hundreds of years, and who had not only inherited a name, but fortune and a proud family homestead; and yet I have sometimes had the feeling that if I had inherited these, and had been a member of a more popular race, I should have been inclined to yield to the temptation of depending upon my ancestry and my colour to do that for me which I should do for myself.
Then the leopards got proud too and said they wouldn't help.
Darcy," cried a young Lucas, who came with his sisters, "I should not care how proud I was.
O maid, unrelenting and cold as thou art, My bosom is proud as thine own.
said the proud Templar, springing up, ``thou shalt not thus impose on me if I renounce present fame and future ambition, I renounce it for thy sake, and we will escape in company.
Well," said Anne, "I certainly am proud, too proud to enjoy a welcome which depends so entirely upon place.
You talk of being proud; I am called proud, I know, and I shall not wish to believe myself otherwise; for our pride, if investigated, would have the same object, I have no doubt, though the kind may seem a little different.
The Earl," he said, "was a very proud man - a very proud man.
He said as much, dryly and quietly, and found himself involved in a discussion, with Joan and Tudor siding against him, in which a more astounding charge than ever he had dreamed of was made against the very English control and reserve of which he was secretly proud.