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wroth

adjective \ˈrth also ˈrōth\

Definition of WROTH

:  intensely angry :  highly incensed :  wrathful

Examples of WROTH

  1. <I've been waxing wroth all afternoon!>

Origin of WROTH

Middle English, from Old English wrāth; akin to Old High German reid twisted, Old English wrīthan to writhe
First Known Use: before 12th century

Related to WROTH

Synonyms
angered, apoplectic, ballistic, cheesed off [chiefly British], choleric, enraged, foaming, fuming, furious, hopping, horn-mad, hot, incensed, indignant, inflamed (also enflamed), infuriate, infuriated, irate, ireful, livid, mad, outraged, rabid, rankled, riled, riley, roiled, shirty [chiefly British], sore, steamed up, steaming, teed off, ticked, wrathful, angry
Antonyms
angerless, delighted, pleased

Rhymes with WROTH

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