wrath

noun
ADJECTIVE
full, great
divine, righteous

They saw the floods as a sign of divine wrath.

VERB + WRATH
arouse, bring, bring down, draw (esp. AmE), earn, incur, provoke, unleash

This remark brought the judge's full wrath down on Sergeant Golding.

He incurred Helen's wrath by arriving late.

What had she done to provoke his wrath?

feel, suffer

This is the second hotel to feel the wrath of the bombers.

fear

She feared her father's wrath.

brave, face, risk

If the President fails, he will face the wrath of the voters.

appease, avoid, escape

They left gifts for the gods to appease their wrath.

He fled the country to escape the gang leader's wrath.

turn, vent

He vented his wrath on his colleagues.

PREPOSITION
wrath at

his wrath at the insult

PHRASES
God's wrath, the wrath of God

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