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rage

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1 a state of wildly excited activity or emotion

  • found her at home in a rage of scrubbing and cleaning in preparation for the rabbiʼs visit
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3 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time

  • there was time when playing with Frisbees was all the rage
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4 archaic a serious mental disorder that prevents one from living a safe and normal life

  • the king's last years were spent in a lonely rage
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anger, ire, rage, fury, indignation, wrath mean an intense emotional state induced by displeasure. anger, the most general term, names the reaction but by itself does not convey cause or intensity.
    • tried to hide his anger
ire, more frequent in literary contexts, suggests an intense anger, often with an evident display of feeling.
    • cheeks flushed with ire
rage and fury suggest loss of self-control from violence of emotion.
    • shook with rage
    • could not contain his fury
indignation stresses righteous anger at what one considers unfair, mean, or shameful.
    • a comment that caused general indignation
wrath is likely to suggest a desire or intent to punish or get revenge.
    • I feared her wrath if I was discovered

rage

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1 to express oneʼs anger usually violently

  • the series of bad calls prompted the coach to rage about the refereeing
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make a scene, run amok (or run amuck)

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2 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger

  • still raging about his assistantʼs burnt pies, the pastry cook forgot to add the egg whites to his cake batter
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