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fume

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fume

  1. 1 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger he silently fumed as his ex-girlfriend danced with her new beau Synonyms of fume burn, foam, boil, rage, rankle, seethe, sizzle, steam, stormWords Related to fume fulminate, rant, rave; smolder (or smoulder); bristle, flare (up), inflame (also enflame); chafe, fret, stew; agitate, convulse, roil, shake

  2. 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 Synonyms of fume bristle, rage, stormWords Related to fume blow up, flare (up), flip (out) [slang]; bluster, carry on, fulminate, rampage, rant, rave, take on; burn, foam, seethe, smolder (or smoulder), steam; chafe, fret, stewNear Antonyms of fume allay, appease, pacify, soothe; check, choke (back), collect, compose, contain, curb, pocket, rein, repress, restrain, smother, stifle, strangle, subdue, suppress, swallow; moderate, temper, tone (down); ease, let up, relax; calm, cool, hush, quell, quiet, settle, still



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