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Wrath ]

1.

Violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; rage; fury; ire.

Wrath is a fire, and jealousy a weed. Spenser.

When the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased. Esther ii. 1.

Now smoking and frothing Its tumult and wrath in. Southey.

2.

The effects of anger or indignation; the just punishment of an offense or a crime.

"A revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil."

Rom. xiii. 4.

Syn. -- Anger; fury; rage; ire; vengeance; indignation; resentment; passion. See Anger.

 

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Wrath, a.

See Wroth.

[Obs.]

 

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Wrath, v. t.

To anger; to enrage; -- also used impersonally.

[Obs.] "I will not wrathen him."

Chaucer.

If him wratheth, be ywar and his way shun. Piers Plowman.

 

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