Seasoning, mordant, pepper, mustard, cayenne, caviare 392.
Exertion, activity, stir, bustle, agitation, effervescence, fermentation, ferment, ebullition, splutter, perturbation, briskness, voluntary activity 682, quick-silver.
(Verbs). To give energy, energise, stimulate, galvanise, electrify, intensify, excite, exert 173.
(Adjectives). Strong, energetic, active, keen, vivid, intense, severe, sharp, acute, irritating, pungent, poignant, mordant, acrid, acrimonious, vitriolic, virulent, caustic, corrosive, racy, brisk, ebullient, harsh, double- edged, double-barrelled, double-distilled, drastic, escharotic, intensive, trenchant.
(Phrases). Fortiter in re; with telling effect; with full steam; at high pressure.
(Verbs). To be inert, inactive, passive, etc.; to hang fire, to let alone, to smoulder.
(Phrase). To sit on the fence.
(Adjectives). Inert, inactive, passive, torpid, flaccid, limp, lymphatic, sluggish, dull, heavy, flat, slack, tame, slow, blunt, lifeless, etc.
Latent, dormant, smouldering, unexerted, unstrained, uninfluential.
(Adverbs). Inactively, in suspense, in abeyance.
Outbreak, burst, outburst, dissilience, discharge, volley, explosion, blow-up, blast, detonation, eruption, displosion, torrent.
Turmoil, tumult, storm, tempest, squall, hurricane, tornado, earthquake, volcano, thunder-storm, typhoon, cyclone.
A rowdy 949, berserk (or baresark or berserker).
A fury, dragon, demon, tiger, beldam, Tisiphone, Megèra, Alecto, Mèand.
(Phrase). Sturm und Drang.
(Verbs). To be violent, etc., to run high, ferment, effervesce, run wild, run riot, run amuck, rush, tear, rush headlong, bluster, rage, rampage, riot, storm, boil, fume, let off steam, foam, wreak, bear down.
Spread like wildfire.
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