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furor

(fūr′ŏr) [L., rage]
Extremely violent outbursts of anger, often without provocation.

furor femininus

An obsolete term for nymphomania.
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'I am honored to be a part of the Furor Club because this brand resonates with my personality!
Aquinas divided anger into three types: fel (wrath--anger that is quickly aroused), mania (ill-will--enduring anger) and furor, stating that furor "utrumque importet, et velocitatem ad irascendum et firmitatem propositi ad puniendum" 'may imply both quickness to anger and a firm intention to obtain revenge' (Summa 1a2ae.
Websites locales ofrecen lineas para hablar con un jeque, y las joyas estilo oriental son el furor en Rio y Sao Paulo.
What surprised us about the furor over heatstroke was the general lack of knowledge about the condition and its significance in the history of training.
Perhaps when the furor dies down over who really won the tennis match and we get over our anger at the umpire's calls and the final, disputed score, we will finally break the hypnotic spell of the game and look around.
La insistencia en motivaciones psicologicas busca la complicidad del espectador, como el dilema entre el amor de madre por sus vastagos y la necesidad de venganza, pues en la Medea de Seneca "ira, dolor, amor y furor no se distinguen" (1), la nodriza constata muy al principio del conflicto que el furor de Medea desborda (Exundat furor) (2).
The restaurant has created much furor with its prix fixe menu of $160 per person, a three-month wait for a reservation, lunch served only two days a week and one seating for dinner Monday through Friday.
Spenser's description of Furor pulling Phedon by the hair
"To that end, I see part of the FAF's role is making sure the process is perceived as fair." The problem -- as exemplified by the furor over the proposed derivatives standard despite extensive exposure -- may be one of public relations: "The FASB has been unfairly attacked.
Mekas' defender, Emile Zola Berman, who later represented Sirhan Sirhan, did not want Smith in the courtroom, and Smith never got over his resentment that he alone was ignored in the furor over the film he made.
Julie Andrews added pre-Tony Award spice by rejecting her nomination for Victor/Victoria and creating a furor over whether she'd appear in the televised ceremony (she didn't).
Imagine the public furor if the Department of Defense were to propose blowing apart a scenic snowcapped mountain to test nature's recovery powers.