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1       adj   Someone who is furious is extremely angry.  
usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ at/with n, ADJ that  
He is furious at the way his wife has been treated..., I am furious that it has taken so long to uncover what really happened.     
  furiously      adv   usu ADV with v  
He stormed out of the apartment, slamming the door furiously behind him.     
2       adj   Furious is also used to describe something that is done with great energy, effort, speed, or violence.  
usu ADJ n  
A furious gunbattle ensued.     
  furiously      adv   usu ADV with v  
Officials worked furiously to repair the centre court.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


1    angry, beside oneself, boiling, choked, cross, enraged, fit to be tied     (slang)   foaming at the mouth, frantic, frenzied, fuming, incensed, infuriated, in high dudgeon, livid     (informal)   mad, maddened, on the warpath     (informal)   raging, up in arms, wrathful, wroth     (archaic)  
2    agitated, boisterous, fierce, impetuous, intense, savage, stormy, tempestuous, tumultuous, turbulent, ungovernable, unrestrained, vehement, violent, wild  
   calm, dispassionate, impassive, imperturbable, mild, placated, pleased, serene, tranquil  

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