wrath

[ rath, rahth or, esp. British, rawth ]SEE DEFINITION OF wrath
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The sun went down on its wrath, and its night was tempestuous.

But the wrath of the father rose afresh at sight of her "infatuation."

"Get out of this," he said, with the sternness of wrath suppressed.

The man turned a face upon him which was lion-like in its strength and in its wrath.

But after an interview with Harris he swallowed this wrath as best he might.

No wonder he is sometimes provoked to fiendish outbursts of wrath.

Wherefore we must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience' sake.

The first look that they gave at the upper world was a glare of wrath and defiance.

The excitement, the wrath of the troops, produced the temper most fit for action.

I possess his secret; I could give him up to the king's wrath; I could bring him to the death.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English wræððu "anger," from wrað "angry" (see wroth) + -þu, from Proto-Germanic -itho (as in strength, width etc.).

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