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  • Anger — An ger, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Angered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Angering}.] [Cf. Icel. angra.] 1. To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He . . . angereth malign ulcers. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To excite to anger; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anger — [n] state of being mad, annoyed acrimony, animosity, annoyance, antagonism, blow up*, cat fit*, chagrin, choler, conniption, dander*, disapprobation, displeasure, distemper, enmity, exasperation, fury, gall, hatred, hissy fit*, huff, ill humor,… …   New thesaurus

  • excite — [v] inspire; upset accelerate, agitate, amaze, anger, animate, annoy, arouse, astound, awaken, bother, chafe, delight, discompose, disturb, electrify, elicit, energize, evoke, feed the fire*, fire, fluster, foment, galvanize, goad, incite, induce …   New thesaurus

  • excite — /ik suyt /, v.t., excited, exciting. 1. to arouse or stir up the emotions or feelings of: to excite a person to anger; actions that excited his father s wrath. 2. to arouse or stir up (emotions or feelings): to excite jealousy or hatred. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • excite — ex•cite [[t]ɪkˈsaɪt[/t]] v. t. cit•ed, cit•ing 1) to arouse or stir up the emotions or feelings of: to excite a person to anger[/ex] 2) to arouse or stir up (emotions or feelings); evoke; awaken: to excite interest[/ex] 3) to stir to action;… …   From formal English to slang

  • anger — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. & v. See resentment.Ant., good nature, jollity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wrath, rage, fury, passion, choler, temper, bad or ill temper, ire, indignation, acrimony, animosity, hostility, hatred,… …   English dictionary for students

  • anger — {{11}}anger (n.) mid 13c., distress, suffering; anguish, agony, also hostile attitude, ill will, surliness, from O.N. angr distress, grief. sorrow, affliction, from the same root as ANGER (Cf. anger) (v.). Sense of rage, wrath is early 14c. O.N.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • excite — Synonyms and related words: activate, affect the interest, agitate, anger, animate, annoy, arouse, attract, awake, awaken, beat, beat up, begin, blow the coals, blow up, bring about, call forth, call up, cause, churn, churn up, concern, convulse …   Moby Thesaurus

  • excite — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To stir one mentally] Syn. stimulate, inflame, arouse, anger, delight, exhilarate, move, pique, infuriate, madden, stir, stir up, fire, fire up, fire the blood, stir the blood, give one a turn, convulse, electrify, galvanize …   English dictionary for students

  • anger — /ˈæŋgə / (say angguh) noun 1. a strongly felt displeasure aroused by real or supposed wrongs, often accompanied by an impulse to retaliate; wrath; ire. 2. Obsolete pain or smart, as of a sore. 3. Obsolete grief; trouble. –verb (t) 4. to excite to …  

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