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Meaning of INFURIATE

Pronunciation:  in 'fyûree`eyt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  make furious

INFURIATE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: exasperate, incense, outrage
 See Also: anger



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  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
    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.
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