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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section III. Sympathetic Affections
1. Social Affections
 
900. Resentment.
 
  
NOUN:RESENTMENT, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, ire, indignation; exasperation, vexation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation.
  pique, umbrage, huff, miff [colloq.], soreness, dudgeon, acerbity, virulence, bitterness, acrimony, asperity, spleen, gall; heartburning, heart-swelling; rankling.
  ill -, bad- -humor, - temper; irascibility [See Irascibility]; scowl [See Discourtesy]; sulks [See Irascibility]; ill blood (hate) [See Hate]; revenge [See Revenge].
  IRRITATION; warmth, bile, choler, fume, pucker [colloq.], dander [colloq.], ferment, excitement, ebullition; angry mood, taking [colloq.], pet, tiff, passion, fit, tantrum [colloq.].
  RAGE, fury; towering -rage, - passion; acharnement [F.], desperation, burst, explosion, paroxysm, storm; violence [See Violence]; fire and fury; vials of wrath; gnashing of teeth, hot blood, high words.
  FURIES, Erinyes (sing. Erinys), Eumenides; Alecto, Megæra, Tisiphone.
  [CAUSE OF UMBRAGE] affront, provocation, offense; indignity (insult) [See Disrespect]; grudge; crow to -pluck, - pick, - pull; red rag, last straw, sore subject, casus belli [L.]; ill turn, outrage.
  buffet, blow, slap in the face, box on the ear, rap on the knuckles.
  
VERB:RESENT; take -amiss, - ill, - to heart, - offense, - umbrage, - huff, - exception; not take it as a joke; ne pas entendre raillerie [F.]; take in bad part, take in ill part.
  pout, knit the brow, frown, scowl, lower, snarl, growl, gnarl, gnash, snap; redden, color; look black, look black as thunder, look daggers; bite one’s thumb; show -, grind- one’s teeth; champ the bit.
  BE ANGRY; fly -, fall -, get- into a -rage, - passion; fly off the handle [slang], fly off at a tangent; let one’s angry passions rise; bridle up, bristle up, froth up, fire up, flare up; foam at the mouth; open -, pour out- the vials of one’s wrath.
  chafe, mantle, fume, kindle, fly out, take fire; boil, - over; boil with- indignation, - rage; rage, storm, foam; hector, bully, bluster; vent one’s -rage, spleen; lose one’s temper; have a fling at; kick up a -row, - dust, - shindy [all slang]; cut up rough [slang], stand on one’s hind legs, stamp the foot; stamp -, quiver -, swell -, foam- with rage; burst with anger; raise -Cain, - the devil, - Ned, - the mischief, - the roof [all slang]; breathe fire and fury; breathe revenge.
  bear malice (revenge) [See Revenge].
  CAUSE ANGER, raise anger; affront, offend; give -offense, - umbrage; anger; hurt the feelings; insult, discompose, fret, ruffle, roil, heckle [Brit.], nettle, huff, pique; excite [See Excitation]; irritate, stir the blood, stir up bile; sting, - to the quick; rile [dial. or colloq.], provoke, chafe, wound, incense, inflame, wrath [obs.], make one hot under the collar [slang], enrage, aggravate, add fuel to the flame, fan into a flame, widen the breach, envenom, embitter, exasperate, infuriate, kindle wrath; stick in one’s crop or gizzard [colloq.]; rankle [See Revenge]; hit -, rub -, sting -, strike- on the raw.
  put out of -countenance, - humor; put (or get) one’s monkey up [slang or colloq., Eng.], put (or get) one’s back up; raise one’s -gorge, - dander [colloq.], - choler; work up into a passion, make one’s blood boil, make the ears tingle, throw into a ferment, madden, drive one mad; lash into -fury, - madness; fool to the top of one’s bent; set by the ears; bring a hornet’s nest about one’s ears.
  
ADJECTIVE:ANGRY, wroth, irate, ireful, wrathful; cross (irascible) [See Irascibility]; Achillean, sulky [See Irascibility]a; bitter, virulent; acrimonious &c. (discourteous) [See Discourtesy]; offended &c. v.; waxy [slang, Eng.], wrought, worked up; indignant, hurt, sore; set against.
  warm, burning; boiling, - over; fuming, raging, hot under the collar [slang]; acharné [F.]; foaming, - at the mouth; convulsed with rage; fierce, wild, rageful, furious, mad with rage, fiery, infuriate, rabid, savage; relentless [See Revenge]; violent [See Violence].
  flushed with -anger, - rage; in a- huff, - stew [colloq.], - fume, - pucker [dial. or colloq.], - wax [slang], - passion, - rage, - fury, - taking [colloq.]; on one’s high ropes [colloq.], up in arms; in high dudgeon.
  
ADVERB:ANGRILY &c. adj.; in the height of passion; in the heat of -passion, - the moment; in an ecstasy of rage.
  
INTERJECTION:tantæne animis cælestibus iræ! [Vergil]; marry come up! zounds! ’sdeath!
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. One’s blood being up, one’s back being up, one’s monkey being up.—slang or colloq., Eng.
  2. Ervens difficili bile jecur.
  3. Ehe gorge rising, eyes flashing fire; the blood -rising, - boiling.
  4. Hœret lateri lethalis arundo.—Vergil
  5. Beware the fury of a patient man.—Dryden
  6. Furor arma ministrat.—Vergil
  7. Ira furor brevis est.—Horace
  8. Quem Jupiter vult perdere dementat prius.
  9. What, drunk with choler? stay and pause awhile.—I Henry IV

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