fury

fury
noun
1 (U) extreme, often uncontrolled anger: I was shaking with fury.
2 (C) a feeling of extreme anger : in a fury: “Go on then!” shouted Jamie in a fury. “See if I care!” | fly into a fury (=quickly become very angry): Paul flew into one of his furies.
3 much to sb's fury/ to the fury of sb if something is done much to someone's fury, it makes them very angry: The report was leaked to the press, much to the president's fury.
4 a fury of a state of very busy activity or strong feeling: She was listening with such a fury of concentration that she did not notice Arthur had left.
5 like fury informal with great effort or energy: We went out and played like fury.
6 the fury of the wind/sea/waves etc used to describe bad weather conditions: At last the fury of the storm lessened.
7 (C) Fury one of the three snake-haired goddesses in ancient Greek stories, who punished crime

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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