Definition: anger; fury
Definition: anger; fury
Sentences Containing 'wrath'
Her hope had been to avert the wrath of Heaven from a House that had long been hateful to the suffering many.
Both her hearers derived a horrible enjoyment from the deadly nature of her wrath the listener could feel how white she was, without seeing her and both highly commended it.
It was Homer's requiem; itself an Iliad and Odyssey in the air, singing its own wrath and wanderings.
Or perchance he was some Achilles, who had nourished his wrath apart, and had now come to avenge or rescue his Patroclus.
Then he would jump from the bench, snatch the wheel from me, and meet her himself, pouring out wrath upon me all the time.
At present I content myself with saying this much: If a man put his hand to so weighty a matter without God, the wrath of God abides upon him.
Thus no sudden wrath will betray you into unreasonable conduct, nor will you behave harshly by irritating another.
The offender needs pity, not wrath; those who must needs be corrected, should be treated with tact and gentleness; and one must be always ready to learn better.
she cried, with her clenched hand, quivering as if it only wanted a weapon to stab the object of her wrath.
From thence it is the storm of God's quick wrath is first descried, and the bow must bear the earliest brunt.
Spurn the idol Bell, and the hideous dragon; turn from the wrath to come; mind thine eye, I say; oh!
he now cried to the bowsman, as the waning whale relaxed in his wrath.
The trick at Mecone or Mekone was an event in Greek mythology in which Prometheus tricked Zeus for mankind's benefit, and thus incurred his wrath.
Prometheus, however, out of pity stole it for them shortly after, incurring the further wrath of Zeus.
Only those who keep the faith shall escape the wrath of the Metallian...
He suspects that The Wrath, who he thought was dead, has returned after five years, and that he continues his vendetta against law enforcement and Commissioner Gordon.
Batman goes to Wrath's lover, Grayle Hudson, in order to ask her about the villain's return.
He and Nightwing later find out from her and from Gordon's secret police files that it was the Wrath's sidekick, Elliot Caldwell, who was donning his mentor's costume and was behind the killings.
The new Wrath is overwhelmed by the amount of teamwork and trust the heroes have, not having the same partnership with his cruel mentor, and is defeated and sent to Blackgate Penitentiary.
Unaware of Magneto's incapacitation, Cortez attempted to shield himself from his former master's wrath by kidnapping Magneto's granddaughter Luna.
The name "Asmodai" is believed to derive from Avestan language "*aēšma-daēva", where "aēšma" means "wrath", and "daēva" signifies "demon".
While the "daēva" Aēšma is thus Zoroastrianism's demon of wrath and is also well attested as such, the compound "aēšma-daēva" is not attested in scripture.
When King Solomon returned, Asmodai fled from his wrath.
He was killed by Beorn, where it says: "Swiftly he returned, and his wrath was redoubled, so that nothing could withstand him, and no weapon seemed to bite upon him.
Caroline really attracts the wrath of Sue after she starts to fall in love with Mac.
Fearing his wife's wrath, he calls Stan over to help him clean up.
In Roman Catholicism, red represents wrath, one of the Seven Deadly Sins.
The three songs on the EP are re-recordings from the "Wrath of the Tyrant" demo.
A second movie, "Wrath of the Spider Queen" was also released in 2007.
The agnostic Aitken liked to tease the Methodist Bennett, whose fiery temper contrasted with Aitken's ability to turn away wrath with a joke.
As head steward to the King and Queen, Khayman was forced to rape the twin witches Maharet and Mekare after the witches incurred Akasha's wrath.
Geer is credited with introducing Guthrie to Pete Seeger at the 'Grapes of Wrath' benefit Geer organized in 1940 for migrant farm workers.
Throughout this phase the union faced the wrath of the powerful mining and labour contractors.
Initially the movement faced the wrath of liquor contractors and their political patrons.
/ Now you 'bout to feel the wrath of a menace.
At the end of the First Age, the War of Wrath destroyed Beleriand and most of it fell into the sea, taking the western part of the Great East Road with it.
Before the breaking of Beleriand in the War of Wrath, the Great East Road was the longest road in Middle-earth.
Ramesh finds the culprit and keeps a tight leash on everything happening in the office, thereby earning the wrath of the industrialist's relatives.
When the news of the execution reached Elizabeth she was extremely indignant, and her wrath was chiefly directed against Davison, who, she asserted, had disobeyed her instructions not to part with the warrant.
He also appeared in the Wrath segment of "The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins", and in the small role of Cavendish in the James Bond film "Moonraker".
Horner is best known for his scoring of the films "Titanic", "Apollo 13", "Braveheart", "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan", and "Aliens".
By stirring up rebellion in Amalfi and Salerno against Guaimar, he earned the wrath of Guaimar's son and successor, Gisulf II.
During the Greater Wrath, Temmes area was largely destroyed.
On April 11, 2009 at "Ninety-Nine", Omega picked up his first victory in PWG by defeating Davey Richards after a Croyt's Wrath.
Words from the first verse gave John Steinbeck's wife Carol Steinbeck the title of his 1939 masterpiece "The Grapes of Wrath".
On the one hand, a number of them called Louis XV a "criminal" who would suffer God's wrath.
The "Later Annals" are the final version of the War of Wrath in this form.
There are several musical adaptations taken from the War of Wrath: References.
Metlar turns his wrath on Shore, who just barely manages to escape.
Howling with wrath, the brothers Hamdir and Sörli ride over a misty mountain.
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piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
cadet - student at a military school
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society