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Synonyms for furious

Synonyms for furious

full of or marked by extreme anger

extreme in degree, strength, or effect

intensely violent in sustained velocity

Synonyms for furious

marked by extreme and violent energy

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marked by extreme anger

(of the elements) as if showing violent anger

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Everywhere was tumult, exultation, deafening and maniacal bewilderment, astounding noise, yet furious dumb-show.
Then the witch was furious with the watch-dog and with the birch-trees, because they had let the children pass.
She turned upon him, no longer like a furious woman, but like a wounded panther.
All the blood that is in your husband's body could never quench the furious, surging rapture that is in my soul
You are aware it will be war, civil war, furious, devouring, implacable?
This threw the rest into confusion; they endeavored to protect their unhorsed comrades from the furious assaults of the whites; but, after a scene of "confusion worse confounded," horses and mules were abandoned, and the Indians betook themselves to the bushes.
He came down furious from the summits of Olympus, with his bow and his quiver upon his shoulder, and the arrows rattled on his back with the rage that trembled within him.
Thus the Barrister dreamed, while the bellowing seemed To grow every moment more clear: Till he woke to the knell of a furious bell, Which the Bellman rang close at his ear.
A fresh wind from the northwest sent a rough tumbling sea upon the coast, which broke upon the bar in furious surges, and extended a sheet of foam almost across the mouth of the river.
I don't know whether to be furious at their playing me false, or delighted to have escaped them.
26-15), I became aware of a furious and irregular cannonading some fifteen or twenty knots S.
It looked so furious and so intent on attack that he called a warning.
Then the father fell into the most furious anger, sprang up, called his people thither, and said: 'This man is no longer my son, I drive him forth, and command you to take him out into the forest, and kill him.
Princes (there are more Princes than policemen in Naples--the city is infested with them)--Princes who live up seven flights of stairs and don't own any principalities, will keep a carriage and go hungry; and clerks, mechanics, milliners and strumpets will go without their dinners and squander the money on a hack-ride in the Chiaja; the rag-tag and rubbish of the city stack themselves up, to the number of twenty or thirty, on a rickety little go-cart hauled by a donkey not much bigger than a cat, and they drive in the Chiaja; Dukes and bankers, in sumptuous carriages and with gorgeous drivers and footmen, turn out, also, and so the furious procession goes.
Their obi-men, or wizards, went up and down among the angry throngs, pouring fuel on the flame of their fanaticism; and some of the excited wretches, more furious and daring than the rest, attempted to get to the island by swimming, but they were easily driven off.