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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANGER

She looked with concern and anger upon me—No compliance, I find!

Anger contracted the face of Henry Allister; he nodded gravely.

I replied, that her pleasantry was much more agreeable than her anger.

It was out of this anger, oddly enough, that the memory of the girl came to him.

Yet the effort she made, and with success, to restrain the show of her anger, was far from slight.

Cornelius, leaving his mother, took refuge with his anger in his own room.

"Hear me," he went on, in an agony of entreaty mingled with something like anger.

It was not a wise thing to do, but her anger prevented her from seeing its impropriety.

"You seek to force a quarrel, sir," said the young man, white with anger.

Nevertheless, there was no anger in Dr. Ed's mind, only a vague and inarticulate regret.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "to irritate, annoy, provoke," from Old Norse angra "to grieve, vex, distress; to be vexed at, take offense with," from Proto-Germanic *angus (cf. Old English enge "narrow, painful," Middle Dutch enghe, Gothic aggwus "narrow"), from PIE root *angh- "tight, painfully constricted, painful" (cf. Sanskrit amhu- "narrow," amhah "anguish;" Armenian anjuk "narrow;" Lithuanian ankstas "narrow;" Greek ankhein "to squeeze," ankhone "a strangling;" Latin angere "to throttle, torment;" Old Irish cum-ang "straitness, want"). In Middle English, also of physical pain. Meaning "excite to wrath, make angry" is from late 14c. Related: Angered; angering.

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