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  • It seemed incredible that such lasting ire as Corporal Whitcomb’s could have stemmed from his rejection of Bingo or the form letters home to the families of the men killed in combat.
  • He paused, his sulking ire turning to melancholy, and frowned irritably as though it were all Yossarian’s fault.

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  • She has a way of arousing his ire.
  • Beware from ire that in thy bosom sleeps,
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales

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