Examples of ire in a Sentence
He directed his ire at the coworkers who reported the incident.
the patronizing comment from the snooty waiter roused her ire
Recent Examples of ire from the Web
Oakland has greatly limited police cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, drawing the ire of Atty.
The president did not discipline Conway in that instance, drawing the ire of then-OSC head Walter Shaub.
But Frederick’s increasing fame and visibility came with difficulties for Anna beyond the danger inherent with operating a stop on the Railroad and having a husband who drew the ire of slavers.
McCabe, a frequent target of President Trump's ire, left his position in January as the FBI's No.
Sessions, who left his Senate seat to be Trump's attorney general, has been the source of Trump's ire over his decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation.
The change, which started Jan. 1 for employees at Ohio's large companies, is drawing the ire of physicians nationwide.
The e-commerce giant — a target of Trump's tweet ire — has increased lobbying spending by more than 400 percent in the past five years, far outpacing rivals.
The two officials now at issue — senior FBI lawyer Lisa Page and senior FBI agent Peter Strzok — have been targets of conservative ire for months.
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Origin and Etymology of ire
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness;
Synonym Discussion of ire
- tried to hide his anger
- cheeks flushed with ire
- shook with rage
- could not contain his fury
- a comment that caused general indignation
- I feared her wrath if I was discovered
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