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Synonyms of anger in English:


  • 1 his face was livid with anger
    annoyance, fury, wrath, ire, outrage, irascibility, ill temper/humor
    informalslow burn, aggravation
    [Antonyms] pleasure, good humor
  • verb

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  • 1 she was angered by his terse reply
    enrage, incense, annoy;
    rub the wrong way
    informalmake someone's blood boil, get someone's back up, make someone see red, get someone's dander up, rattle someone's cage, make someone's hackles rise
    aggravate, get someone, rile, tick off, tee off, burn up
    [Antonyms] pacify, placate
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