One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she exploded with fury’
rage, anger, wrath, passion, outrage, spleen, temper, savagery, frenzy, madness
crossness, indignation, umbrage, annoyance, exasperation
literary ire, choler, bile
good humour, calmness
2‘the fury of the storm’
fierceness, ferocity, violence, turbulence, tempestuousness, savagery
severity, intensity, vehemence, force, forcefulness, power, potency, strength
3‘she turned on Mother like a fury’
virago, hellcat, termagant, spitfire, vixen, shrew, hag, harridan, dragon, gorgon, ogress, harpy, tartar, fishwife
Northern Irish Scottish informal targe
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