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Word: irate

Definition: angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath

Sentences Containing 'irate'

An irate Smurfette leaves and goes to the forest to calm down.
Canadian fans were irate that no Canadian teams were added, particularly since Vancouver had been considered a lock.
Cusack's brief stint in the National League was marked by an incident in which he was assaulted by an irate player and threatened by several others.
Eventually the university relented and the town was resurrected, only to be burned down by an irate alumnus two years later and replaced by a "memorial wall."
He circulated it among his schoolmates, until it was discovered and torn up by an irate teacher.
In a season 5 episode 23 of Barney Miller, an irate man believes that he has been frequented by a succubus and an incubus, thus causing his crime.
Irate at their incompetence, Seth tells his assistant to take her back and then, in anger, makes some flippant, rude comments about her appearance, diet, and desirability.
Irate Louth fans pursued the referee around the pitch at the final whistle, bottles were hurled from the stand and the mayhem was compared to soccer player Thierry Henry's handball that cheated the Irish soccer team of their place at the 2010 FIFA World Cup the previous November.
It is a phone conversation in which an irate elderly man in an Airstream trailer protests Lassiter's treatment of old people, as well as the President (who, at the time, was Ronald Reagan) and Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker; threatens to report him to the station management, the FCC, the Chamber of Commerce, and even the police; and ends the call by saying, "Have a bad night, hippie!"
One irate Republican was the state party chairman, William "Billy" Nungesser of New Orleans.
Rick then explains to an irate Lou who makes him pay off his debt by working unpaid at his car yard. Cathy returns and sees Rick is tired from the various jobs he is working and wants him to return with her to Sydney.
Two prostitutes follow a moment later, irate that they have not received any customers due to the edited phone numbers.

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