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Allis's quick eye caught his expression of amused discontent; it angered her.

This angered Venus, and she resolved to cast down her earthly rival.

Angered at the situation and humiliated by what I had said, I was on the point of leaving at once.

He is a gracious nobleman, and kind of heart, save when he is thwarted or angered.

It may not be against you, but I know not what else can have angered him.'

Liu I was angered by the careless way in which Tsian Tang spoke to him.

The latter was angered, and he swallowed her, tooth and nail.

This angered the scholar, and he took his book and struck at them.

The face of Denas angered him, it was so indifferent and so wretched.

She was angered to think that her husband might spoil Otto, by too much coddling.

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANGERED

inflamed

adjectivestirred to anger
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