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Meaning of INFURIATE

Pronunciation:  in 'fyûree`eyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make furious
 

INFURIATE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: exasperate, incense, outrage
 
 See Also: anger

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*fu"ri*ate\, a. [It. infuriato, p. p. of infuriare.
    See {Infuriate}, v. t.]
    Enraged; rading; furiously angry; infuriated. --Milton.
    
          Inflamed beyond the most infuriate wrath. --Thomson.
    
    
  2. \In*fu"ri*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infuriated}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Infuriating}] [It. infuriato, p. p. of
    infuriare; pref. in- (L. in) + furia fury, L. furia. See
    {Fury}.]
    To render furious; to enrage; to exasperate.
    
          Those curls of entangled snakes with which Erinys is
          said to have infuriated Athemas and Ino. --Dr. H. More.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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