Pique, umbrage, huff, miff, soreness, dudgeon, moodiness, acerbity, bitterness, asperity, spleen, gall, heart-burning, heart-swelling, rankling; temper 901, bad blood, ill blood.

    Excitement, irritation, warmth, bile, choler, ire, fume, pucker, dander, passion, fit, tantrum, burst, explosion, paroxysm, storm, rage, fury, desperation.

    Black looks.

    (Phrases). The blood being up; the blood rising; the blood boiling; a towering passion; the vials of wrath; fire and fury.

    Temper, petulance, procacity, angry mood, taking, snappishness.

    Cause of umbrage: affront, provocation, offence, indignity, insult 929.

    (Phrases). A sore subject; casus belli.

    The Furies; the Eumenides.

    (Verbs). To resent, take amiss, take offence, take umbrage, take huff, bridle up, bristle up, frown, scowl, lour, snarl, growl, gnash, snap.

    To chafe, mantle, redden, colour, fume, froth up, kindle; get, fall, or fly into a passion, rage, etc.; fly out, take fire, fire up, flare up, boil, boil over, rage, storm, foam.

    (Phrases). To take in bad part; to take it ill; to take exception; to stick in one's gizzard; to take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie; to stand on one's hind legs; to show one's teeth; to stamp the foot; to stamp, quiver, swell or foam with rage; to see red; to look as black as thunder; to breathe revenge; to cut up rough; to pour out the vials of one's wrath; to blaze up; to go on the war-path; "Manet alta mente repostum."

    To cause or raise anger; to affront, offend, give offence or umbrage; hurt the feelings; discompose, fret, ruffle, nettle, rile, excite, irritate, provoke, rile, chafe, wound, sting, incense, inflame, enrage, aggravate, embitter, exasperate, rankle, infuriate, to kindle wrath.

    (Phrases). To put out of humour; to stir up one's bile; to raise one's dander or choler; to work up into a passion; to make one's blood boil; to lash into a fury; to drive one mad; to put one's monkey up.

    (Adjectives). Angry, wroth, irate, warm, boiling, fuming, raging, etc., nettled, sore, bitter, riled, ruffled, chafed, exasperated, wrought up, worked up, snappish.

    Fierce, wild, rageful, furious, infuriate, mad with rage, fiery, savage, boiling over, rankling, bitter, acharné, set against.

    Relentless, ruthless, implacable, unpitying, pitiless 919, inexorable, remorseless, stony-hearted, immitigable.

    (Phrases). One's back being up; up in arms; in a stew; the gorge rising; the eyes flashing; one's blood being up; "Tantœne animis celestibus irœ?" in the height of passion.

  1. Irascibility (Substantives), susceptibility, excitability, temper, procacity, petulance, irritability, fretfulness, testiness, tetchiness, touchiness, frowardness, peevishness, snappishness, hastiness, tartness, huffiness, resentfulness, vindictiveness, acerbity, protervity, aggressiveness, pugnacity, see 895.
  2. Genus irritabile.

    A shrew, vixen, termagant, virago; a tartar.

    (Verbs). To be irascible, etc.; to take fire, fire up, flare up, etc., see 900.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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