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wrath
used in Selected Tales by Poe

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Definition
extreme anger or angry punishment
  • Uplifting an axe, and forgetting, in my wrath, the childish dread which had hitherto stayed my hand, I aimed a blow at the animal which, of course, would have proved instantly fatal had it descended as I wished.
    2 — The Black Cat (70% in)
  • The storm was still abroad in all its wrath as I found myself crossing the old causeway.
    3 — The Fall of the House of Usher (98% in)
  • The screams and struggles of the old lady (during which the hair was torn from her head) had the effect of changing the probably pacific purposes of the Ourang-Outang into those of wrath.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (96% in)

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