How to use worked-up in a sentence
But were Americans ever so worked up about the practice that they demanded it not be undertaken in their name?The U.S. Will Torture Again—and We’re All to Blame | Michael Tomasky | December 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
[At a 2004 NAACP event], he got worked up listening to speech after speech talk about the heroes of Brown v. Board of Education.A Full-Length Bill Cosby Portrait: From Track Star to Ugly Sweaters | Scott Porch | September 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For centuries, student artists copied plaster casts and worked up variations on images of the Holy Family.There’s Nothing Wrong—and a Lot That’s Right—About Copying Other Artists | Malcolm Jones | January 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Talking about the card at length, Suze Orman has gotten a bit worked up.
At some points Caddell got himself so worked up, he appeared to lose his train of thought midway through a sentence.Burn! Sen. Lindsey Graham, ‘Leader of the Surrender Caucus’ | David Catanese | September 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
These ingredients must be well worked up in a mortar, until thoroughly incorporated.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
Cement mortars should never be worked up after setting has taken place.
The dauphiness, worked up into a nervous state by the incidents of the day, seized the duchess' arm in her fright.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
All went to the timber yard—every bit except some little pieces worked up in the Lady Chapel, and 'ere in this overmantel.A Thin Ghost and Others | M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
The district has been well worked up; and there are many of both sexes in it prepared to either pray or fight for St. Peter's.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
British Dictionary definitions for worked up
agitated or excited
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