rage


rage
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noun
1 great anger
ADJECTIVE
blind, pure
blinding, boiling, burning, seething, uncontrollable
homicidal (esp. AmE), murderous
helpless, impotent

She was burning with impotent rage.

pent-up, suppressed
… OF RAGE
bout, burst, fit

He punched the wall in a fit of rage.

VERB + RAGE
be full of, feel, fill sb with

He was filled with rage.

be beside yourself with, be boiling with, burn with, explode with, fume with, seethe with

He glared at me, quite beside himself with rage.

Her eyes were burning with rage.

I was seething with rage.

be contorted with, contort with

‘How dare you!’ she said, her face contorted with rage.

shake with, tremble with

He was literally shaking with rage.

Her voice was trembling with rage.

be red with, be white with
express, unleash, vent

The people vented their rage on government buildings.

fuel

His answer only seemed to fuel her rage.

channel, control, master

He managed to master his rage.

RAGE + VERB
boil, boil over, boil up, burn

Ron felt rage boil up inside him.

Her rage boiled over as she burst into tears.

build up, grow

She felt the rage building up inside her.

consume sb, fill sb

Blind rage consumed him.

erupt

His rage suddenly erupted.

subside

His rage was beginning to subside.

PREPOSITION
with rage

She was speechless with rage.

rage at

He was boiling with rage at the unfairness of it all.

PHRASES
a bellow of rage, a cry of rage, a roar of rage, a scream of rage

He gave a roar of rage and punched me in the face.

tears of rage
2 sudden display of great anger
ADJECTIVE
blind, terrible, towering
violent

He was prone to violent rages.

jealous
drunken

She started hitting him in a drunken rage.

air, road, etc.

A motorist was assaulted in a road rage attack.

VERB + RAGE
be in, fly into, get in

If something's too difficult she gets in a rage.

PREPOSITION
in a rage

She killed him in a rage of despair.

rage about

He was in a towering rage about his lost watch.

rage at

He flew into a rage at the insult.

rage of

He left in a rage of humiliation.

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verb
1 show great anger
ADVERB
inwardly
PREPOSITION
about

She was still raging about the treatment she had received.

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against

I raged inwardly against his injustice.

at

The team was left raging at the referee's decision.

2 continue with great force
ADVERB
on, still

The argument still rages on.

PREPOSITION
around

Even the dogs were quiet while the heated quarrel raged around them.

through

Fire raged through the forest.

within

She tried to control the fury raging within her.

PHRASES
rage unabated

The storm raged unabated.

Rage is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑argument, ↑battle, ↑blizzard, ↑conflict, ↑controversy, ↑debate, ↑fighting, ↑fire, ↑row, ↑storm, ↑war

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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