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wrath
used in The Return of the King

20 uses
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Definition extreme anger — sometimes implying angry punishment
  • His fear of the orcs, forgotten for a while in his wrath...
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (7% in)
wrath = intense anger
  • Pippin never forgot that hour in the great hall under the piercing eye of the Lord of Gondor, stabbed ever and anon by his shrewd questions, and all the while conscious of Gandalf at his side, watching and listening, and (so Pippin felt) holding in check a rising wrath and impatience.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (42% in)
  • Let your wrath at an old man's folly run off and then return to my comfort!'
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (43% in)
  • 'So ends a fair day in wrath!' he said forgetful of the lad at his side.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (96% in)
  • And they fled before the wrath of Isildur, and did not dare to go forth to war on Sauron's part; and they hid themselves in secret places in the mountains and had no dealings with other men, but slowly dwindled in the barren hills.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (53% in)
  • Nay, stay your wrath!
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (35% in)
  • Pippin trembled, fearing that Gandalf would be stung to sudden wrath, but his fear was needless.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (55% in)
  • He saw tears on that once tearless face, more unbearable than wrath.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (76% in)
  • For morning came, morning and a wind from the sea; and the darkness was removed, and the hosts of Mordor wailed, and terror took them, and they fled, and died, and the hoofs of wrath rode over them.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Ride of the Rohirrim (99% in)
  • Then he was filled with a red wrath and shouted aloud, and displaying his standard, black serpent upon scarlet, he came against the white horse and the green with great press of men; and the drawing of the scimitars of the Southrons was like a glitter of stars.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (6% in)
  • The great wrath of his onset had utterly overthrown the front of his enemies, and great wedges of his Riders had passed clear through the ranks of the Southrons, discomfiting their horsemen and riding their footmen to ruin.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (66% in)
  • To hope's end I rode and to heart's breaking: Now for wrath, now for ruin and a red nightfall!
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (78% in)
  • Few ever came eastward to Morgul or Mordor; and to the land of the Haradrim came only a tale from far off: a rumour of the wrath and terror of Gondor.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (93% in)
  • These three were unscathed, for such was their fortune and the skill and might of their arms, and few indeed had dared to abide them or look on their faces in the hour of their wrath.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (94% in)
  • Aragorn looked at them, and there was pity in his eyes rather than wrath; for these were young men from Rohan, from Westfold far away, or husbandmen from Lossarnach, and to them Mordor had been from childhood a name of evil, and yet unreal, a legend that had no part in their simple life; and now they walked like men in a hideous dream made true, and they understood not this war nor why fate should lead them to such a pass.
    5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (34% in)
  • But he looked at the fell faces of the Captains and their deadly eyes, and fear overcame his wrath.
    5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (81% in)
  • His mind was hot with wrath and the memory of evil.
    6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (78% in)
  • Then his wrath blazed in consuming flame, but his fear rose like a vast black smoke to choke him.
    6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (89% in)
  • With a sheepish glance at his leader, who looked wrathful but did not dare to interfere, Shirriff Smallburrow fell back and walked beside Sam, who got down off his pony.
    6.8 -- Book 6 Chapter 8 -- The Scouring of the Shire (16% in)
  • Frodo had been in the battle, but he had not drawn sword, and his chief part had been to prevent the hobbits in their wrath at their losses, from slaying those of their enemies who threw down their weapons.
    6.8 -- Book 6 Chapter 8 -- The Scouring of the Shire (80% in)

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