wrathful

[ rath-fuhl, rahth- or, esp. British, rawth- ]SEE DEFINITION OF wrathful
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I returned his gaze, and I dare say it was about as wrathful as his own.

Gaskin was the first man who came in reach of the wrathful American.

At the old servant's wrathful words he experienced a kind of relief.

He swore, and his benignity was eclipsed by wrathful memory.

Hatteras could not restrain a wrathful gesture at this remark.

But he was not only wrathful, he also felt humiliated and ashamed.

She felt wrathful with Béla—as wrathful, at least, as so gentle a creature could be.

Ruth faced the old woman with wrathful sparks in her brown eyes.

Her voice was so wild and wrathful that the sentinels were frightened, and obeyed.

Langrish came to me after supper in a state of wrathful perturbation.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from wrath + -ful. Related: Wrathfully.

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