Roget category 9006. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.3. Sympathetic affections
›› 6.3.1. Social affections
pique, umbrage, huff, miff, soreness, dudgeon, acerbity, virulence, bitterness, acrimony, asperity, spleen, gall — heart-burning, heart-swelling — rankling.
ill humor, bad humor, ill temper, bad temper — irascibility etc. 901 — ill blood etc. (hate) 898 — revenge etc. 919.
excitement, irritation — warmth, bile, choler, ire, fume, pucker, dander, ferment, ebullition — towering passion, acharnement [Fr.], angry mood, taking, pet, tiff, passion, fit, tantrums.
burst, explosion, paroxysm, storm, rage, fury, desperation — violence etc. 173 — fire and fury — vials of wrath — gnashing of teeth, hot blood, high words.
scowl etc. 895 — sulks etc. 901.1. [Cause of umbrage] affront, provocation, offense — indignity etc. (insult) 929 — grudge, crow to pluck, bone to pick, sore subject, casus belli [Lat.] — ill turn, outrage.
buffet, slap in the face, box on the ear, rap on the knuckles.
take to heart,
take exception —
take in ill part,
take in bad part,
take in dudgeon —
ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.] —
cut up rough.
fly into a rage, fall into a rage, get into a rage, fly into a passion — bridle up, bristle up, froth up, fire up, flare up — open the vials of one's wrath, pour out the vials of one's wrath.
pout, knit the brow, frown, scowl, lower, snarl, growl, gnarl, gnash, snap — redden, color — look black, look black as thunder, look daggers — bite one's thumb — show one's teeth, grind one's teeth — champ the bit, champ at the bit.
chafe, mantle, fume, kindle, fly out, take fire — boil, boil over — boil with indignation, boil with rage — rage, storm, foam, vent one's rage, vent one's spleen — lose one's temper, stand on one's hind legs, stamp the foot, stamp with rage, quiver with rage, swell with rage, foam with rage — burst with anger — raise Cain.
have a fling at — bear malice etc. (revenge) 919.
cause anger, raise anger — affront, offend — give offense, give umbrage — anger — hurt the feelings — insult, discompose, fret, ruffle, nettle, huff, pique — excite etc. 824 — irritate, stir the blood, stir up bile — sting, sting to the quick — rile, provoke, chafe, wound, incense, inflame, enrage, aggravate, add fuel to the flame, fan into a flame, widen the breach, envenom, embitter, exasperate, infuriate, kindle wrath — stick in one's gizzard — rankle etc. 919 — hit on the raw, rub on the raw, sting on the raw, strike on the raw.
put out of countenance, put out of humor — put one's monkey up, put one's back up — raise one's gorge, raise one's dander, raise one's choler — work up into a passion — make one's blood boil, make the ears tingle — throw, into a ferment, madden, drive one mad — lash into fury, lash into madness — fool to the top of one's bent — set by the ears.
bring a hornet's nest about one's ears.
warm, burning — boiling, boiling over — fuming, raging — foaming, foaming at the mouth — convulsed with rage.
offended etc. v. — waxy, acharne — wrought, worked up — indignant, hurt, sore — set against.
fierce, wild, rageful†, furious, mad with rage, fiery, infuriate, rabid, savage — relentless etc. 919.
flushed with anger, flushed with rage — in a huff, in a stew, in a fume, in a pucker, in a passion, in a rage, in a fury, in a taking, in a way — on one's high ropes, up in arms — in high dudgeon.
in the height of passion —
in the heat of passion,
in the heat of the moment.
tantaene animis coelestibus irae! [Lat.],
marry come up!,
one's blood being up,
one's back being up,
one's monkey being up —
fervens difficili bile jecur [Lat.] —
the gorge rising,
eyes flashing fire —
the blood rising,
the blood boiling —
haeret lateri lethalis arundo [Lat.]
beware the fury of a patient man"
furor arma ministrat [Lat.]
ira furor brevis est [Lat.]
quem Jupiter vult perdere dementat prius [Lat.] —
What, drunk with choler?
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