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Definition anger
  • She has a way of arousing his ire.
ire = anger
  • Beware from ire that in thy bosom sleeps,
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • ire = strong anger
  • Any scheme that draws their ire draws my suspicions.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • It's up to the daddy in question to assuage her ire.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • For once he fain had quenched the Maenad's fire; And of the tuneful Nine provoked the ire.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • He felt that he needed to pour out his ire and he took the road to her house.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • However, the moment Horst mentioned the wordbarges, the villagers' cries of ire and discontent blotted out his voice.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • There was still enough petty ire in my system to make me glad, not for his pain, but for the idea of having Renesmee away from him.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • He endeavored, in a general way, to express a particular disapproval, and only succeeded in arousing the ire and opposition of his father-in-law.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • He stared at it, disbelief wrangling with ire.
    Henry Roth  --  Call It Sleep
  • " ejaculated Father Ambrose, "how prompt to ire are these unhallowed laymen!
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • But if they gave him 130 or fewer pounds, they risked the ire of rival horsemen and the excoriation of journalists.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • It roused his ire also-the deepest element of revolt in him.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • It is a fire which proceeds directly from the ire of God, working not of its own activity but as an instrument of Divine vengeance.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • JAMES takes his hat from the rack, and going down the porch steps joins KATE and KELLER talking in the yard, KELLER in a sputter of ire.
    William Gibson  --  The Miracle Worker
  • I wanted to tackle my brother to the ground, but it would only earn Sofia his ire.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • Still, Adams was determined not to let personal ire stand in the way of his duty regarding the work at hand.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • However, Ire been away a lot and haven't paid much attention to her, so I guess I should make peace.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • "When I think of the days I worked and the miles I traveled to achieve these things for the Woman's building, my ire rises a little yet."
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • It's an ordinary two-story house that in Idris's neighborhood in San Jose would draw the ire of the HOA folks.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed

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