English Thesaurus
(noun) 
Definition
intense anger or passion
I flew into a rage.
Synonyms
fury
She screamed, her face distorted with fury.
,
temper
She was still in a temper when I arrived.
,
frenzy
Something like a frenzy enveloped them.
, ,
tantrum
My son had a tantrum and banged his fist on the ground.
,
fit of pique
,
fit of temper
,
foulie (Australian, slang)
,
hissy fit (informal)
,
strop (British, informal)
,
paddy (British, slang)
Don't talk to him just now - he's in a real paddy.
Opposites
(noun) 
Definition
intense anger or passion
The people are full of fear and rage.
Synonyms
anger
He cried with anger and frustration.
,
violence
‘There's no need,’ she snapped with sudden violence.
,
passion
Sam flew into a passion at the suggestion.
He killed the woman in a fit of passion.
, , , ,
wrath
His action incurred the wrath of animal rights activists.
,
mania
They had a mania for travelling.
, ,
ire
Their ire was directed mainly at the two instigators.
,
vehemence
He spoke loudly and with more vehemence than he had intended.
,
high dudgeon
(noun) 
Definition
a fashion or craze
the latest technological rage
Synonyms
craze
a magazine article about the latest fitness craze
,
fashion
I wore short skirts, as was the fashion.
,
enthusiasm
the current enthusiasm for skateboarding
,
obsession
yet another man with an obsession about football
,
vogue
the new vogue for herbal medicines
,
fad (informal)
He does not believe that environmental concern is a passing fad.
,
latest thing
(verb) 
Definition
to proceed violently and without restraint
The war rages on and the time has come to take sides.
Synonyms
be at its height
,
surge
Panic surged through her.
,
rampage
He used a sword to defend his shop from a rampaging mob.
,
be turbulent
,
be uncontrollable
,
storm
‘It's a fiasco,’ he stormed.
(verb) 
Definition
to feel or show intense anger
He raged at me for being late.
Synonyms
be furious
, ,
blow up (informal)
I'm sorry I blew up at you.
,
fume
I fumed when these women did not respond.
,
lose it (informal)
, ,
seethe
Under the surface she was seething.
,
crack up (informal)
,
see red (informal)
I didn't mean to break his nose. I just saw red.
,
chafe
He chafed at having to take orders from someone else.
,
lose the plot (informal)
,
go ballistic (slang)
,
rant and rave
,
foam at the mouth
,
lose your temper
,
blow a fuse (slang)
,
fly off the handle (informal)
He flew off the handle at the slightest thing.
,
be incandescent
,
go off the deep end (informal)
,
throw a fit (informal)
,
wig out (slang, old-fashioned)
,
go up the wall (slang)
,
blow your top
I just asked him why he was late and he blew his top.
,
lose your rag (slang)
I've only once seen him lose his rag.
,
be beside yourself
,
flip your lid (slang)
Opposites
,
stay calm
,
keep your cool
,
resign yourself to
,
remain unruffled

idiom

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Additional synonyms

in the sense of blow up
Definition
to lose one's temper
I'm sorry I blew up at you.
Synonyms
lose your temper,
lose it (informal),
crack up (informal),
see red (informal),
lose the plot (informal),
become angry,
go ballistic (slang),
hit the roof (informal),
blow a fuse (slang),
fly off the handle (informal),
become enraged,
go off the deep end (informal),
wig out (slang),
go up the wall (slang),
go crook (Australian, New Zealand, slang),
flip your lid (slang),
in the sense of blow your top
Definition
to lose one's temper
I just asked him why he was late and he blew his top.
Synonyms
lose your temper,
blow up (informal),
lose it (informal),
see red (informal),
lose the plot (informal),
have a fit (informal),
throw a tantrum,
fly off the handle (informal),
go spare (British, slang),
fly into a temper,
flip your lid (slang),
do your nut (British, slang)
in the sense of chafe
Definition
to be annoyed or impatient
He chafed at having to take orders from someone else.
Synonyms
be annoyed,
be angry,
be offended,
be irritated,
be incensed,
be impatient,
be exasperated,
be inflamed,
be ruffled,
be vexed,
be narked (British, Australian, New Zealand, slang)

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