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Violence; vehemence; fierceness
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  1. Violence; vehemence; fierceness
  2. A violent or vengeful person; esp., such a woman
  3. A fit of anger:
Any action carried out in great anger, esp. for punishment or vengeance
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  1. Any action carried out in great anger, esp. for punishment or vengeance
  2. Intense anger; rage; fury
  3. Forceful, often vindictive anger.
Strong emotion, enthusiasm, or desire
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  1. Strong emotion, enthusiasm, or desire
  2. A current, eagerly adopted fashion; a fad or craze:
  3. A fit of anger.
Any one of the emotions, as hate, grief, love, fear, joy, etc.
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  1. Any one of the emotions, as hate, grief, love, fear, joy, etc.
  2. Strong love or affection
  3. An artistic work, as an oratorio or a play, based on these narratives
A state of mind or emotion; disposition:
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  1. A state of mind or emotion; disposition:
  2. A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
  3. Anger; rage:
A feeling of displeasure and indignation, from a sense of being injured or offended
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  1. A feeling of displeasure and indignation, from a sense of being injured or offended
  2. Indignation or ill will stemming from a feeling of having been wronged or offended.
(Archaic) A semblance or shadowy appearance
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  1. (Archaic) A semblance or shadowy appearance
  2. Offense or resentment
  3. Foliage, considered as shade-giving
To cause to be extremely angry; infuriate.
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  1. To cause to be extremely angry; infuriate.
  2. To perfume with incense.
  3. To burn incense to (a deity, for example) as a ritual offering.
To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
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  1. To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
  2. To drive with or as with a goad; prod into action; urge on
  1. Roil
  2. To anger or irritate.
  3. To stir up (liquid); roil.
(--- Obsolete) The quality and condition of being bilious.
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  1. (--- Obsolete) The quality and condition of being bilious.
  2. (Now Rare) Anger or ill humor
  3. One of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology, thought to cause anger and bad temper when present in excess; yellow bile.
(Now chiefly dialectal) Iron.
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  1. (Now chiefly dialectal) Iron.
  2. Anger; wrath.
Anger or scorn that is a reaction to injustice, ingratitude, or meanness; righteous anger
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  1. Anger or scorn that is a reaction to injustice, ingratitude, or meanness; righteous anger
  2. Anger aroused by something perceived as unjust, mean, or unworthy.
Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
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  1. Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
  2. Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior.
Bitter hostility or open enmity; active hatred.
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  1. Bitter hostility or open enmity; active hatred.
  2. A hostile feeling or act.
  3. A feeling of strong dislike or hatred; ill will; hostility
Open acts of war; warfare
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  1. Open acts of war; warfare
  2. An expression of enmity and ill will; hostile act
  3. A feeling of enmity, ill will, unfriendliness, etc.; antagonism
Strong dislike or ill will; hate
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  1. Strong dislike or ill will; hate
  2. Intense animosity or hostility.
  3. Strong aversion; intense dislike; hateful regard; an affection of the mind awakened by something regarded as unpleasant, harmful or evil.
Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
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  1. Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
  2. An extremely vicious or violent act
  3. Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
A feeling of being displeased with something or someone; dissatisfaction; disapproval.
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  1. A feeling of being displeased with something or someone; dissatisfaction; disapproval.
  2. (Archaic) Discomfort, sorrow, trouble, etc.
  3. The fact or feeling of being displeased; dissatisfaction, disapproval, annoyance, etc.
The act of irritating:
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  1. The act of irritating:
  2. The condition of being irritated; vexation:
  3. The fact or condition of being irritated
The quality or condition of being impatient.
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  1. The quality or condition of being impatient.
  2. Annoyance because of delay, opposition, etc.
  3. Restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
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  1. The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
  2. Something that vexes; cause of annoyance or distress
  3. A source of irritation or annoyance:
An annoying or being annoyed
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  1. An annoying or being annoyed
  2. A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
  3. A thing or person that annoys
Hostility that results in active resistance, opposition, or contentiousness.
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  1. Hostility that results in active resistance, opposition, or contentiousness.
  2. The condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor:
  3. A strong natural dislike or hatred; antipathy.
Intense, often devastatingly or explosively powerful force or energy, as of a hurricane or volcano
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  1. Intense, often devastatingly or explosively powerful force or energy, as of a hurricane or volcano
  2. Behavior or treatment in which physical force is exerted for the purpose of causing damage or injury:
  3. The use of physical force, especially physical force utilized with malice and/or the attempt to harm someone. Some courts have ruled that in labor disputes, violence includes picketing with false information on the placards, in an attempt to harm a business. The use of physical force, especially physical force utilized with malice and/or the attempt to harm someone. Some courts have ruled that in labor disputes, violence includes picketing with false information on the placards, in an attempt to harm a business.
Emotional disturbance or excitement
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  1. Emotional disturbance or excitement
  2. Discussion meant to stir up people and produce changes
  3. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
Something that excites:
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  1. Something that excites:
  2. The condition of being excited.
  3. An exciting or being excited; agitation
A state of violent mental agitation or wild excitement.
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  1. A state of violent mental agitation or wild excitement.
  2. Temporary madness or delirium.
  3. Wild or frantic outburst of feeling or action
Disapproval
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  1. Disapproval
  2. Moral disapproval; condemnation.
  3. An act or expression of condemnation or disapproval, especially on moral grounds.
An often childish display or fit of bad temper.
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  1. An often childish display or fit of bad temper.
  2. A violent, willful outburst of annoyance, rage, etc.; childish fit of bad temper
Any fit of bad temper, especially kicking, screaming or deliberately holding the breath.
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  1. Any fit of bad temper, especially kicking, screaming or deliberately holding the breath.
The property of being petulant.
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(Archaic) A dagger with a hilt made of this wood.
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  1. (Archaic) A dagger with a hilt made of this wood.
  2. (Obsolete) A kind of wood used in making knife handles.
  3. A feeling of anger or resentment (usually only in set terms, below).
The quality of being fretful
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A sensation that rankles.
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The state of being peevish.
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The state of being exasperated; frustrated annoyance.
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  1. The state of being exasperated; frustrated annoyance.
  2. The act or an instance of exasperating.
  3. An exasperating or being exasperated; great irritation or annoyance
A large, vascular, lymphatic organ in the upper left part of the abdominal cavity of vertebrates, near the stomach: it has various functions in modifying the structure of the blood, and was formerly regarded as the seat of certain emotions
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  1. A large, vascular, lymphatic organ in the upper left part of the abdominal cavity of vertebrates, near the stomach: it has various functions in modifying the structure of the blood, and was formerly regarded as the seat of certain emotions
  2. A large, highly vascular lymphoid organ, lying in the human body to the left of the stomach below the diaphragm, serving to store blood, disintegrate old blood cells, filter foreign substances from the blood, and produce lymphocytes.
  3. Ill temper:
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A condition of smoldering anger or resentment
  3. A fit of anger or annoyance; a pique:
A sore on the skin, esp. of a horse's back, caused by rubbing or chafing
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  1. A sore on the skin, esp. of a horse's back, caused by rubbing or chafing
  2. Bitter feeling; rancor
  3. An abnormal swelling of plant tissue, caused by injury or by parasitic organisms such as insects, mites, nematodes, and bacteria. Parasites stimulate the production of galls by secreting chemical irritants on or in the plant tissue. Galls stimulated by egg-laying parasites typically provide a protective environment in which the eggs can hatch and the pupae develop, and they usually do only minor damage to the host plant. Gall-stimulating fungi and microorganisms, such as the bacterium that causes crown gall, are generally considered to be plant diseases.
A tightly woven fabric with various raised patterns, produced especially by a double warp.
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  1. A tightly woven fabric with various raised patterns, produced especially by a double warp.
  2. In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.
  3. A fit of displeasure
A thing or circumstance that aggravates, or makes worse
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  1. A thing or circumstance that aggravates, or makes worse
  2. A source of continuing, increasing irritation or trouble.
  3. The act of aggravating, or making worse, or the condition of being aggravated
A sharp, brief display of feeling
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  1. A sharp, brief display of feeling
  2. The state, quality, or way of being fitted:
  3. A sudden outburst of emotion:
A fit of violent emotion, such as anger or panic.
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  1. A fit of violent emotion, such as anger or panic.
A gradually increasing sense or show of anger:
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  1. A gradually increasing sense or show of anger:
  2. (Slang) A gradual working up or show of anger
The bitter, alkaline, yellow-brown or greenish fluid secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder: it is discharged into the duodenum and helps in digestion, esp. of fats
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  1. The bitter, alkaline, yellow-brown or greenish fluid secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder: it is discharged into the duodenum and helps in digestion, esp. of fats
  2. Bitterness of temper; ill humor; irascibility.
  3. A bitter, alkaline, brownish-yellow or greenish-yellow fluid that is secreted by the liver, concentrated and stored in the gallbladder, and discharged into the duodenum of the small intestine. It helps in the digestion of fats and the neutralization of acids, such as the hydrochloric acid secreted by the stomach. Bile consists of salts, acids, cholesterol, lipids, pigments, and water. &diamf3; Bile salts help in the emulsification, digestion, and absorption of fats. &diamf3; Bile pigments are waste products formed by the breakdown of hemoglobin from old red blood cells.
Scurf from the coat or feathers of various animals, often of an allergenic nature.
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  1. Scurf from the coat or feathers of various animals, often of an allergenic nature.
  2. Tiny particles, as from feathers, skin, or hair, that may cause allergies
  3. (Slang) Passion, temper, anger. Usually preceded by "have" or "get" and followed by "up".
A state of agitation or irritation.
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  1. A state of agitation or irritation.
  2. A fit of anger, pique, etc.
A process of painting in which pigments are mixed with water and a glue-size or casein binder, used for flat wall decoration or scenic and poster painting.
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  1. A process of painting in which pigments are mixed with water and a glue-size or casein binder, used for flat wall decoration or scenic and poster painting.
  2. An infectious disease occurring especially in dogs, caused by the canine distemper virus of the genus Morbillivirus. It is characterized by loss of appetite, a discharge from the eyes and nose, vomiting, fever, lethargy, partial paralysis caused by destruction of myelinated nerve tissue, and sometimes death.
  3. A painting done in this way
To make furious; enrage.
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  1. To make furious; enrage.
  2. To cause to become very angry; enrage
To make or become mad; make or become insane, angry, frustrated, etc.
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  1. To make or become mad; make or become insane, angry, frustrated, etc.
  2. To become infuriated.
  3. To cause (someone) to go mad; drive to madness.
To put into a rage; make very angry; infuriate
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  1. To put into a rage; make very angry; infuriate
  2. To put into a rage; infuriate.
To become aroused
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  1. To become aroused
  2. To stir, as to action or strong feeling
  3. To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up:
To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
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  1. To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
  2. To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
  3. (Archaic) To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
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  1. To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
  2. (Physiology) To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
  3. (Physiol.) To excite (an organ, muscle, etc.) to a characteristic action or function by a stimulus
To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
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  1. To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
  2. To stir up interest and support through speeches and writing so as to produce changes
  3. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
(--- Obsolete) To meet or encounter (another) face to face.
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  1. (--- Obsolete) To meet or encounter (another) face to face.
  2. To insult intentionally, especially openly.
  3. (Archaic) To come before; meet; face
To feed (an animal), especially on a journey.
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  1. To feed (an animal), especially on a journey.
  2. To set dogs upon (a chained animal, for example) for sport.
  3. To entice or provoke, especially by trickery or strategy:
To carry or lead across
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  1. To carry or lead across
  2. To place crosswise one over the other:
  3. (Sports) To propel (a ball or puck) as a cross, as in soccer.
To become eaten, corroded, worn, frayed, etc.
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  1. To become eaten, corroded, worn, frayed, etc.
  2. To form (a passage or channel) by erosion.
  3. To produce a hole or worn spot in; corrode.
To cause or cause to have long-lasting anger, rancor, resentment, etc.
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  1. To cause or cause to have long-lasting anger, rancor, resentment, etc.
  2. To become sore or inflamed; fester:
  3. To feel or express irritation or resentment about something:
To keep bringing up, going over, or returning to (a matter difficult to solve)
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  1. To keep bringing up, going over, or returning to (a matter difficult to solve)
  2. To cause pain or physical distress to; afflict:
  3. To give trouble to, esp. in a petty or nagging way; disturb, annoy, irritate, etc.
To irk or exasperate; vex:
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  1. To irk or exasperate; vex:
  2. To become worn or sore by abrasion.
  3. An abnormal swelling of plant tissue, caused by injury or by parasitic organisms such as insects, mites, nematodes, and bacteria. Parasites stimulate the production of galls by secreting chemical irritants on or in the plant tissue. Galls stimulated by egg-laying parasites typically provide a protective environment in which the eggs can hatch and the pupae develop, and they usually do only minor damage to the host plant. Gall-stimulating fungi and microorganisms, such as the bacterium that causes crown gall, are generally considered to be plant diseases.
To wear away or irritate by rubbing or friction:
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  1. To wear away or irritate by rubbing or friction:
  2. To be or become vexed, irritated, or impatient
  3. To become worn or sore from rubbing or friction:
To sting with or as if with a nettle.
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  1. To sting with or as if with a nettle.
  2. To irritate; annoy; vex
(Physiol.) To produce or increase the response of (an organism, organ, tissue, etc.) to a proper stimulus
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  1. (Physiol.) To produce or increase the response of (an organism, organ, tissue, etc.) to a proper stimulus
  2. To thus produce a magnetic field in
  3. To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example):
To raise; to excite; to stir up.
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To become disturbed, irritated, etc.
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  1. To become disturbed, irritated, etc.
  2. To become annoyed or flustered:
  3. To flip through the pages of a book:
To increase the gravity or intensity of:
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  1. To increase the gravity or intensity of:
  2. To irritate or annoy very much; make angry; vex
  3. (Archaic) To intensify (a feeling, disease, etc.); aggravate
To arouse bitter feelings in:
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  1. To arouse bitter feelings in:
  2. To make bitter in flavor.
  3. To cause to be bitter.
To produce a crackled surface or small cracks in the glaze of (pottery, porcelain, etc.)
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  1. To produce a crackled surface or small cracks in the glaze of (pottery, porcelain, etc.)
  2. To produce a network of fine cracks in the surface or glaze of.
  3. To become covered with fine cracks.
To give rise to; bring about:
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  1. To give rise to; bring about:
  2. To bring about deliberately; induce:
  3. To stir to action or feeling:
To cause great anger, indignation, etc. in
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  1. To cause great anger, indignation, etc. in
  2. To offend grossly against (standards of decency or morality); commit an outrage on.
  3. To produce anger or resentment in:
To result in displeasure:
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  1. To result in displeasure:
  2. To create resentment, anger, or displeasure; give offense
  3. To hurt the feelings of; cause to feel resentful, angry, or displeased; insult
To arouse to passionate feeling or action:
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  1. To arouse to passionate feeling or action:
  2. To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
  3. To become hot, feverish, swollen, red, sore, etc.
To provoke; arouse:
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  1. To provoke; arouse:
  2. To arouse resentment in, as by slighting; ruffle the pride of
  3. To cause to feel resentment or indignation.
To set on fire; make blaze up
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  1. To set on fire; make blaze up
  2. To catch fire.
  3. To set afire; light.
To exasperate; annoy; irritate; embitter
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  1. To exasperate; annoy; irritate; embitter
  2. To make worse (pain, anger, etc.) worse; aggravate.
  3. To increase the severity, violence, or bitterness of; aggravate:
To become coated with condensation. To fog up.
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  1. To become coated with condensation. To fog up.
  2. To become steamy.
To offend or take offense; put or be put out of humor
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  1. To offend or take offense; put or be put out of humor
  2. (Intransitive) to become slightly offended
  3. (Usually used in the passive) to offend slightly
To become unmindful of one's own personality; to be lost in thought.
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  1. To become unmindful of one's own personality; to be lost in thought.
  2. (Idiomatic) to lose one's dignity, temper, or self-control.
(Now Rare) Anger or ill humor
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  1. (Now Rare) Anger or ill humor
  2. Anger; irritability.
  3. One of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology, thought to cause anger and bad temper when present in excess; yellow bile.
Anger aroused by something perceived as unjust, mean, or unworthy.
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  1. Anger aroused by something perceived as unjust, mean, or unworthy.
  2. Anger or scorn that is a reaction to injustice, ingratitude, or meanness; righteous anger
The state of being irate.
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(Now chiefly dialectal) Iron.
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  1. (Now chiefly dialectal) Iron.
  2. Anger; wrath.
To execute or kill with fire:
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  1. To execute or kill with fire:
  2. To be very eager:
  3. To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
To put into a rage; infuriate.
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  1. To put into a rage; infuriate.
  2. To put into a rage; make very angry; infuriate
To perfume with incense.
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  1. To perfume with incense.
  2. To burn incense to (a deity, for example) as a ritual offering.
  3. To burn incense
To make furious; enrage.
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  1. To make furious; enrage.
  2. To cause to become very angry; enrage
To make or become mad; make or become insane, angry, frustrated, etc.
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  1. To make or become mad; make or become insane, angry, frustrated, etc.
  2. To become infuriated.
  3. To cause (someone) to go mad; drive to madness.
To give rise to; bring about:
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  1. To give rise to; bring about:
  2. To bring about deliberately; induce:
  3. To stir to action or feeling:
(Intransitive) To boil to such an extent as to overflow its container.
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  1. (Intransitive) To boil to such an extent as to overflow its container.
  2. (Idiomatic, of anger, etc.) To reach the point where aggressive action is taken.
To react in an angry or offended manner:
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  1. To react in an angry or offended manner:
  2. To stand stiffly on end like bristles:
  3. To show strong anger, irritation, outrage, etc. as by a stiffening of the body
To set on fire or subject to combustion, as in order to produce heat, light, or power
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  1. To set on fire or subject to combustion, as in order to produce heat, light, or power
  2. To undergo combustion or be consumed as fuel:
  3. To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
(Sports) To hit (a golf ball) out of a sand trap with an explosive shot.
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  1. (Sports) To hit (a golf ball) out of a sand trap with an explosive shot.
  2. To cause to change suddenly and violently from a solid or liquid to a quickly expanding gas
  3. To release mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy by the sudden production of gases in a confined space:
Small, frothy bubbles formed in or on the surface of a liquid, as from fermentation or shaking.
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  1. Small, frothy bubbles formed in or on the surface of a liquid, as from fermentation or shaking.
  2. To form, produce, or gather foam; froth
  3. To produce or issue as foam; froth.
To feel, show, or give way to anger, annoyance, etc.
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  1. To feel, show, or give way to anger, annoyance, etc.
  2. To give off gas, smoke, or vapor
  3. Smoke, vapor, or gas, especially if irritating, harmful, or smelly.
To speak or act in violent anger:
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  1. To speak or act in violent anger:
  2. To move with great violence or intensity:
  3. To show violent anger in action or speech
To boil (something).
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  1. To boil (something).
  2. To soak, steep, or saturate in liquid
  3. To boil or to surge, bubble, or foam as if boiling
To treat with, or expose to the action of, steam; cook, soften, remove, open, etc. by using steam
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  1. To treat with, or expose to the action of, steam; cook, soften, remove, open, etc. by using steam
  2. To expose to steam, as in cooking.
  3. To generate steam
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