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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!
'Yes, something of that kind!' 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, whenever I think of the incident, that my mother had strength of character enough not to be led into the temptation of seeming to be that which she was not--of trying to impress my schoolmates and others with the fact that she was able to buy me a "store hat" when she was not.
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.
"So proud, so proud!" moaned Miss Havisham, pushing away her grey hair with both her hands.
O maid, unrelenting and cold as thou art, My bosom is proud as thine own.
"Well," said Anne, "I certainly am proud, too proud to enjoy a welcome which depends so entirely upon place."
"The Earl," he said, "was a very proud man - a very proud man."
Sheldon, don't you feel proud down inside when you've done something daring or courageous?"
Thou art a proud knave, indeed.--What art thou, the second?