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wrath

wrath

 
 
pronunciation:
raeth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: violent or fierce anger, indignation, or resentment.
The king was finally forced to face the wrath of the nobles.Seething with wrath, she stabbed him twice.
 
synonyms:
anger, fury, ire, rage
antonyms:
delight
similar words:
bad blood, bile, bitterness, choler, displeasure, dudgeon, enmity, frenzy, furor, gall, indignation, passion, rancor, resentment, spleen
definition 2: retribution or punishment of another that is sparked by this anger.
The wealthy landowners at last suffered the wrath of the peasants.
synonyms:
revenge, vengeance
similar words:
punishment, retribution, venom
definition 3: punishment for sin from a divine being.
They believed that this disease was the wrath of God.
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