Examples of enrage in a Sentence
His thoughtless behavior enraged us.
People were enraged by the decision.
Recent Examples of enrage from the Web
But signing one that does not include a significant sum for the wall would enrage his political base.
The Mountain, enraged over his loss to Loras Tyrell at a jousting tournament, seeks revenge and charges his opponent, but The Hound steps in and fights his brother off before King Robert orders them both to stop.
DeVos’ decision to roll back rules allowing transgender students to use school restrooms of their choice enraged civil rights advocates, who said already vulnerable children could face even more harassment and bullying.
Police at the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., airport had to handle hundreds of unruly or just plain enraged passengers after Spirit canceled flights amid the pilot contretemps.
Two weeks before, Defense Secretary James Mattis watched slack-jawed as Trump went off-script during a speech to enrage NATO allies.
Manquillo will have to up his game following his performances for Sunderland last season - being part of a defensive unit who enraged the Black Cats' fans with a series of abject performances.
If Mike Pence replaced Donald Trump and implemented every jot and tittle of the conservative program, then won reelection, most Republicans would be enraged, not excited.
These days when an airline displeases a customer and said customer goes on social media to complain, the airline will bend over backwards not to engage or enrage.
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Origin and Etymology of enrage
First Known Use: 1575See Words from the same year
Synonymsanger, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, ire, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, steam up, tick off
Antonymsdelight, gratify, please
Related Wordsaffront, aggravate, annoy, burn (up), cross, exasperate, get, huff, irritate, miff, nettle, offend, peeve, pique, provoke, put out, ruffle, vex; antagonize, embitter, envenom
Near Antonymsallay, assuage, relieve; comfort, console, soothe; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate; calm, lull, quiet, settle; beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, disarm, enchant
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: to make (someone) very angry : to fill (someone) with rage
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