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Main Entry: 1an·ger
Pronunciation: primarystressaeng-gschwar
Function: noun
: a strong feeling of displeasure and usually of opposition toward someone or something
synonyms ANGER, RAGE, FURY, WRATH mean an intense emotional state caused by displeasure. ANGER is a broad term that applies to various levels of emotion that may or may not be shown <kept her anger inside herself>. RAGE suggests loss of self-control from great anger <screaming with rage>. FURY suggests destructive rage that comes close to madness <in their fury they smashed all the dishes>. WRATH suggests a desire to gain revenge or to punish <in his wrath the king ordered the rebels to be banished>.

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