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worked-up

or worked up, wrought-up

[wurkt-uhp] /ˈwɜrktˈʌp/
adjective
1.
excited; perturbed:
She's all worked-up about the new deadline.
Origin of worked-up
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • But the veil mercifully returned, and with it Dick's worked-up sense of injury.

    The Three Partners Bret Harte
  • In manufacturing districts the transit of iron and minerals and worked-up metal is managed with considerable ability.

    Field and Hedgerow Richard Jefferies
  • Paul Ardite called to the worked-up traveler of the deep blue sea.

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