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Definition extreme anger or angry punishment
  • She could hardly contain her wrath when she learned he had betrayed her.
wrath = extreme anger
  • She feared his wrath.
  • wrath = angry punishment
  • She fears the wrath of God.
  • wrath = angry punishment
  • She stood shivering beneath the torrent of her mother's wrath.
    Stephen Crane  --  Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  • wrath = intense anger
  • I'm tired of pretending, of being afraid of my mom's wrath.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • wrath = extreme anger
  • If the Great Sea had risen in wrath and fallen on the hills with storm, it could have worked no greater ruin.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
  • wrath = intense anger
  • When he killed Oduche in the fight over the land, he fled to Aninta to escape the wrath of the earth.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • wrath = angry punishment
  • This growing feeling was due to Mr. Brown, the white missionary, who was very firm in restraining his flock from provoking the wrath of the clan.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • wrath = anger
  • If she was on the porch when we passed, we would be raked by her wrathful gaze, subjected to ruthless interrogation regarding our behavior, and given a melancholy prediction on what we would amount to when we grew up, which was always nothing.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • wrathful = angry
  • When I told him my father's name, it sent him glancing at the sun and trembling worse than ever, but at day's end no wrath had descended and he knelt to me and said that I must have blessed his nets, for they were the fullest they had ever been.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • wrath = angry punishment
  • She really looked like the wrath of God, and I was too scared to go over and buy a package of peanuts for myself.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • wrath = anger
  • his wrath was not against me
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Last Battle
  • wrath = intense anger
  • He even caught her wrath at work.
    Dave Pelzer  --  A Child Called It
  • wrath = intense anger
  • Long he had hunted in vain till the dawn chilled his wrath...
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • wrath = intense anger
  • His fear of the orcs, forgotten for a while in his wrath...
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • wrath = intense anger
  • Grey Beaver's wrath was terrible; likewise was White Fang's fright.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • wrath = intense anger
  • He'd written his own sermons his whole life, and some of them, we had to admit, were actually interesting, especially when he talked about the "wrath of God coming down on the fornicators" and all that good stuff.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • wrath = angry vengeance or punishment
  • His body was rigid with wrath.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • wrath = intense anger
  • You have exposed us to Zeus' wrath for some foolish whim.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • wrath = angry punishment
  • Okeke had gone as far as to say that Enoch should not be hidden in the parsonage, because he would only draw the wrath of the clan on the pastor.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
wrath = angry punishment

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