bristled

    • verb
    • To show sudden displeasure or anger at some provocation. (idioms.thefreedictionary.com/)
    • Here, Poverty And Privilege Are Neighbors; Income Gaps Are a Source Of Resentment and GuiltĀ  “Some oldtime P.S. 38 parents bristled at the influx at first”
    • it help me understand the senteced because now i know to bristled me a sundden displeasure. they parents were suddently angry.

glossary

SPECTRUM

  • noun
  • used to classify something, or suggest that it can be classified, in terms of its position on a scale between two extreme or opposite points. (dictionary.com)
  • Here, Poverty And Privilege Are Neighbors; Income Gaps Are a Source Of Resentment and Guilt “in which the average household income in the top fifth of the income spectrum is at least 24 times the average in the bottom fifth”
  • the income spectrum is the highest part of the income, so it means the top fifth who earned the most earned at least 24 times the average in the bottom fifth