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  • n  a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
  • n  belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)

  • Recently, their ire has been focused specifically on France.
  • During those years, Krawcheck earned Weill's ireand respect when she was later proved correctby dwelling on the pitfalls of Weill's acquisition of Salomon.
  • In May, the Alaskan governor opposed the Interior Department's listing the polar bear as threatened, and prompted the ire of environmentalists and animal rights activists.
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  • At E3, Microsoft Sets Out to Win Back Gamers
    After raising the ire of hardcore gamers with its unveiling of the Xbox One, Microsoft attempted to regain their affections with a games-driven press briefing at the E3 Expo today.
    June 11, 2013 - Wired News
  • Report: Giants WR Nicks will report to minicamp
    Hakeem Nicks has drawn the ire of New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin this spring for his failure to appear at OTA’s. Hopefully, all’s well that ends well.
    June 11, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Educators, students vent their ire at Albany rally
    Educators, students vent their ire at Albany rally Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 9:11 pm, Saturday, June 8, 2013 ALBANY — A duo infamous among educators mingled with the thousands at the One Voice United rally for education reform at the Empire State Plaza Saturday. The characters ...
    June 8, 2013 - Albany Times Union

  • Massimo Moratti in AFP
    With me and the players the coach's behaviour is very different from that which we read in the papers,added Moratti. "Objectively speaking, something happened and I thought that he (Mourinho) succumbed to a moment of ire. That disappointed...
  • Barack Obama in Business Standard
    I could stand here and recite the long list of John's bipartisan accomplishments,Obama said and listed out: "Campaign finance reform. Immigration. The Patients' Bill of Rights. All those times he has crossed the aisle and risked the ire of...
  • John Garamendi in KGET 17
    Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, who sits on the boards of both CSU and UC because of his office, wrote in a letter to Achtenberg and CSU Chancellor Charles Reed that the pay raises are "ill-timed and unwise" and "will most assuredly arouse the ire...

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