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1 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
  • he silently fumed as his ex-girlfriend danced with her new beau

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2 to express one's anger usually violently
  • when she found out her driver's license was being suspended, she fumed, throwing papers across the room and shouting at the top of her lungs

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The first known use of fume was in the 14th century

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“Fume.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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