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fuming

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

feeling or showing anger
  • I was fuming after losing the game by a single point

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fuming

verb
present participle of fume

Synonyms & Antonyms of fuming (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Fuming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fuming. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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