infuriate

  • 1Infuriate — In*fu ri*ate, a. [It. infuriato, p. p. of infuriare. See {Infuriate}, v. t.] Enraged; raging; furiously angry; infuriated. Milton. [1913 Webster] Inflamed beyond the most infuriate wrath. Thomson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2Infuriate — In*fu ri*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infuriated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infuriating}] [It. infuriato, p. p. of infuriare; pref. in (L. in) + furia fury, L. furia. See {Fury}.] To render furious; to enrage; to exasperate. [1913 Webster] Those curls of… …

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  • 3infuriate — index aggravate (annoy), bait (harass), discompose, exacerbate, harass, incense, irritate …

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  • 4infuriate — (v.) 1660s, from It. infuriato, from M.L. infuriatus, pp. of infuriare to madden, from L. in furia in a fury, from ablative of furia (see FURY (Cf. fury)). Related: Infuriated; infuriating; infuriatingly …

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  • 5infuriate — enrage, incense, *anger, madden Analogous words: provoke, rile, exasperate, aggravate (see IRRITATE): outrage, insult, affront, *offend …

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  • 6infuriate — [v] make angry aggravate, anger, enrage, exasperate, incense, ire, irritate, madden, make blood boil*, provoke, rile, T off*, umbrage; concept 14 Ant. make happy, please …

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  • 7infuriate — ► VERB ▪ make irritated or angry. DERIVATIVES infuriating adjective. ORIGIN Latin infuriare …

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  • 8infuriate — [in fyoor′ē āt΄; ] for adj. [, in fyoor′ēit, in fyoor′ēāt΄] vt. infuriated, infuriating [< ML infuriatus, pp. of infuriare, to enrage < L in , in + furiare, to enrage < furia, rage, FURY] to cause to become very angry; enrage adj.… …

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  • 9infuriate — UK [ɪnˈfjʊərɪeɪt] / US [ɪnˈfjʊrɪˌeɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms infuriate : present tense I/you/we/they infuriate he/she/it infuriates present participle infuriating past tense infuriated past participle infuriated to make someone extremely… …

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  • 10infuriate — verb the governor s veto is likely to infuriate child care providers statewide Syn: enrage, incense, anger, inflame; exasperate, antagonize, provoke, rile, annoy, irritate, aggravate, madden, nettle, gall, irk, vex, get on someone s nerves, try… …

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  • 11infuriate — I. transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Medieval Latin infuriatus, past participle of infuriare, from Latin in + furia fury Date: 1667 to make furious • infuriatingly adverb • infuriation noun II …

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  • 12infuriate — infuriately, adv. infuriation, n. v. /in fyoor ee ayt /; adj. /in fyoor ee it/, v., infuriated, infuriating, adj. v.t. 1. to make furious; enrage. adj. 2. Archaic. infuriated. [1660 70; < ML infuriatus ptp. of infuriare to madden, enrage. See IN&#8230; …

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  • 13infuriate — verb to make furious or mad with anger; to enrage …

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  • 14infuriate — Synonyms and related words: aggravate, agitate, alienate, anger, annoy, antagonize, arouse, awake, awaken, blow the coals, blow up, bother, bug, burn up, call forth, call up, chafe, embitter, enkindle, enrage, envenom, estrange, exacerbate,&#8230; …

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  • 15infuriate — v. (R) it infuriated me (to read) that he had been indicted * * * [ɪn fjʊ(ə)rɪeɪt] (R) it infuriated me (to read) that he had been indicted …

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  • 16infuriate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. enrage, anger, madden, incense; incite, provoke, nettle, peeve, rankle, rile, make one s blood boil. See resentment. Ant., calm, pacify. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. enrage, incense, madden, provoke;&#8230; …

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  • 17infuriate — in|fu|ri|ate [ınˈfjuərieıt US ˈfjur ] v [T] to make someone extremely angry ▪ Her actions infuriated her mother. ▪ It infuriated him that Beth was with another man …

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  • 18infuriate — in|fu|ri|ate [ ın fjuri,eıt ] verb transitive to make someone extremely angry …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19infuriate — [[t]ɪnfjʊ͟ərieɪt[/t]] infuriates, infuriating, infuriated VERB If something or someone infuriates you, they make you extremely angry. [V n] Jimmy s presence had infuriated Hugh... [V n] The champion was infuriated by the decision …

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  • 20infuriate — in·fu·ri·ate || ɪn fjÊŠrɪeɪt / fjÊŠÉ™r v. enrage, madden, exasperate, anger …

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