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      n   annoyance, antagonism, choler, displeasure, exasperation, fury, ill humour, ill temper, indignation, ire, irritability, irritation, outrage, passion, pique, rage, resentment, seeing red, spleen, temper, vexation, wrath  
      vb   affront, aggravate     (informal)   annoy, antagonize, be on one's back     (slang)   displease, enrage, exasperate, excite, fret, gall, get in one's hair     (informal)   get one's back up, get one's dander up     (informal)   get on one's nerves     (informal)   hassle     (informal)   incense, infuriate, irritate, madden, make one's blood boil, nark     (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang)   nettle, offend, outrage, pique, piss one off     (taboo slang)   provoke, put one's back up, rile, vex  
,       n   acceptance, amiability, approval, calmness, forgiveness, goodwill, gratification, liking, patience, peace, pleasure  
      vb   appease, calm, pacify, placate, please, soothe  
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  ( angers    3rd person present)   ( angering    present participle)   ( angered    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-uncount   Anger is the strong emotion that you feel when you think that someone has behaved in an unfair, cruel, or unacceptable way.  
oft N at n/-ing   (=rage, fury)  
He cried with anger and frustration..., Ellen felt both despair and anger at her mother.     
2       verb   If something angers you, it makes you feel angry.   (=enrage, infuriate)  
The decision to allow more offshore oil drilling angered some Californians.      V n  

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See also:

angler, angel, angle, angry

! acting in anger is embarking during the storm n.
agir dans la colère, c'est s'embarquer durant la tempête

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