fury


fury
noun
ADJECTIVE
blind, cold, intense, pure, raw
controlled, pent-up

He growled with barely controlled fury.

unbridled
full

He would have to face the full fury of his father.

impotent
silent
public
VERB + FURY
be beside yourself with, be shaking with, feel

He was beside himself with fury.

I had never felt such fury before.

express
unleash, vent

He vented his fury on the cat.

direct

She directed her fury at her father.

contain, control
arouse, cause, ignite (esp. AmE), provoke (esp. BrE), spark (esp. BrE)

That kind of treatment would drive anyone to fury.

The decision to close the factory has provoked fury.

FURY + VERB
erupt

Fury erupted over a speech made by the Prime Minister.

grow, mount, rise
burn

Fury burned inside me.

fade, subside

His face and body sagged as his fury fadeed.

PREPOSITION
in (a) fury

She turned on him in a fury.

with fury

He reacted with cold fury

fury against

Her fury against him rose.

fury at

He kicked the tree in fury at his own stupidity.

PHRASES
turn your fury on sb

I hoped she wouldn't turn her fury on me.


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