From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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furyfu‧ry /ˈfjʊəri $ ˈfjʊri/ ●●○ noun 1 [uncountable]ANGRY extreme, often uncontrolled anger SYN rage I was shaking with fury. Jo stepped forward, her eyes blazing with fury. The report was leaked to the press, much to the president’s fury.2 [singular]ANGRY a feeling of extreme anger ‘Go on then!’ shouted Jamie in a fury. ‘See if I care!’3 a fury of something4 like fury5 DN[uncountable] literary used to describe very bad weather conditions At last the fury of the storm lessened.6 Furyfurious
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furyAs her fury drained, she felt a surge of uplift.But his fury was only rhetorical.Today, public fury alternates with apathy.It would be like the old days, real fury.Retailers have trouble suppressing their fury.Shaking with uncontrollable fury, she stood up to confront him.in a furyProvoked beyond control, Satan bayed in fury and launched himself at his tormentor's face.It all comes raining down in a fury.Union leaders erupted in fury last night over the proposed pay restraints.Her children descended on me in a fury.A gunman shot seven people in a fury over rejection by his girlfriend.I whipped at them with a rope in fury.She sat in a fury of indecision and worry, wondering if he and Ace had met.The little man began to kick at the tentacle in fury.fury of the stormAnd then the smell did something that the worst fury of the storm had failed to do.
FuryFuryRMone of the three snake-haired goddesses in ancient Greek stories who punished crime furyOrigin fury (1300-1400) Old French furie, from Latin furia, from furere; FUROR