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proud

(of animals) restive or excited, esp sexually; on heat
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At heart no one is prouder of their family and antecedents.
The lad departed, prouder of his flowing blood than the vainest courtier could be of his blushing ribbon; and stalked among the fellows of his age, an object of general admiration and envy.
These bronzed veterans of mine are very good mothers, I think, and wiser than some other mothers; for they let her take lots of risks, and it is a good education for her; and the more risks she takes and comes successfully out of, the prouder they are of her.
They were prouder and happier in their new acquirement than they would have been in the scalping and skinning of the Six Nations.
desires no more fame than his good lance and sword may acquire him and Richard Plantagenet is prouder of achieving an adventure, with only his good sword, and his good arm to speed, than if he led to battle an host of an hundred thousand armed men.
I couldn't be prouder of them because they didn't give in but I am telling you they are dead on their feet.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 13 (ANI): No batsman has ever registered two double-tons in one-day internationals (ODIs), but Indian opener Rohit Sharma now has three and this could not make his mother prouder.
LAHORE -- Referring to the current plight of the country, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday tweeted that he could not be prouder of PPP after observing the conduct of political parties this past week.
Sharon said: "I couldn't be prouder of her right now.
IANS Varun Dhawan, whose twin avatar in latest entertainer Judwaa 2 began on a good note at the box office, says the movie was fulfilling for him as an actor but he feels prouder as a son to work in his father's 44th directorial.
NO-ONE was prouder to pull on the red shirt than Dirk Kuyt He is one of those players anyone would want at their team.
And no one is prouder than Stevie Farrell who has turned the Blues' fortunes around since being appointed boss in January.