fury fury  /ˈfjʊ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a feeling of intense anger
  2. (n) state of violent mental agitation
  3. (n) the property of being wild or turbulent
  4. (n) (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals

Usage(s):

  1. The Toilet and The Slave, by LeRoi Jones, are one-act spasms of fury.
  2. President Pervez Musharraf occasionally explodes into fury against her, saying she is unpatriotic.

News

  1. Stateline Fury 13U to compete in Dad's Day Classic

    BELOIT, Wis. — The Stateline Fury 13U girls fastpitch softball team will play in the third annual Dad’s Day Classic in Roscoe Saturday and Sunday following their win at the Summer Celebration Tournament in Wauconda June 8-9.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Rockford Register Star

  2. Busch Gardens in Tampa announces Falcon's Fury; new drop ride will be tallest in North America

    Falcon's Fury will take riders 300 feet into the air, tilt their seats 90 degrees forward and then drop them for about five seconds of free fall. The experience is meant to simulate the feel of a diving bird of prey.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Falcon's Fury debuts at Busch Gardens in 2014

    Falcon's Fury will take riders 335 feet high - up the world's tallest freestanding drop tower - and turn them face-down before the 60-mph plunge.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Tampa Tribune

Quotes

  1. "Hell in all its fury has visited the good people of Victoria," Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said. "It's an appalling tragedy for the nation."
    on Feb 7, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: USA Today

  2. "Still 10 years after her tragic death there are regular reports of 'fury' at this or that incident and the princess's memory is used for scoring points. Let it end here," Chartres said. "Let this service mark the point at which we let her...
    on Aug 31, 2006 By: Richard Chartres Source: Washington Post

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