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  • as inrage
  • as infoam at the mouth

synonyms for throw a fit

  • blow up
  • boil over
  • erupt
  • rampage
  • roar
  • seethe
  • tear
  • bristle
  • chafe
  • fret
  • fulminate
  • fume
  • overflow
  • rant
  • rave
  • scold
  • scream
  • splutter
  • steam
  • storm
  • surge
  • yell
  • be beside oneself
  • be furious
  • be uncontrollable
  • blow a fuse
  • blow one's top
  • champ at bit
  • fly off the handle
  • foam at the mouth
  • go berserk
  • have a fit
  • have a tantrum
  • let off steam
  • look daggers
  • make a fuss over
  • rail at
  • rant and rave
  • snap at
  • work oneself into sweat
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antonyms for throw a fit

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  • be calm
  • be quiet
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
  • be happy
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    How to use throw a fit in a sentence

    Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    I've seen more cloes on folks' backs hyar, thet wan't no more'n fit for carpet-rags, than any place ever I struck.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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    WORDS RELATED TO THROW A FIT

    • be beside oneself
    • be livid
    • be pissed off
    • froth at the mouth
    • go berserk
    • run amok
    • run mad
    • throw a fit
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