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fury

fu·ry

fury

 
 
pronunciation:
fyu ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: furies
definition 1: violent, passionate, or unrestrained anger; rage; frenzy.
In his fury, he threw a chair across the room.The unfairness of it all sent her into a fury.The government's unwillingness to rectify the situation caused fury among the people.
synonyms:
frenzy, furor, madness, rage, wrath
antonyms:
good humor
similar words:
anger, ire, mania, outrage, rampage, violence
definition 2: violent action.
The houses were destroyed in the fury of the storm.
synonyms:
ferocity, storm, violence
similar words:
bluster, frenzy, outburst, paroxysm, rage, tantrum, turbulence, wildness
definition 3: (pl.; cap.) in Greek and Roman mythology, the three horrible female creatures that pursue to the grave those who have committed unpunished crimes.
definition 4: a fierce, violent person.
synonyms:
hothead, savage
similar words:
hotspur
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