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fume

 (fyo͞om)
n.
1. Vapor, gas, or smoke, especially if irritating, harmful, or strong.
2. A strong or acrid odor.
3. A state of resentment or vexation.
v. fumed, fum·ing, fumes
v.tr.
1. To subject to or treat with fumes.
2. To give off in or as if in fumes.
v.intr.
1. To emit fumes.
2. To rise in fumes.
3. To feel or show resentment or vexation.

[Middle English, from Old French fum, from Latin fūmus.]
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fuming

adjective furious, angry, raging, choked, roused, incensed, enraged, seething, pissed off (taboo slang), up in arms, incandescent, in a rage, on the warpath (informal), foaming at the mouth, at boiling point (informal), all steamed up (slang) He was still fuming over the remark.
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fum·ing

a. fumante, que desprende vapores visibles.
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He lodged an information against Cornelius de Witt, setting forth that the warden -- who, as he had shown by the letters added to his signature, was fuming at the repeal of the Perpetual Edict -- had, from hatred against William of Orange, hired an assassin to deliver the new Republic of its new Stadtholder; and he, Tyckelaer was the person thus chosen; but that, horrified at the bare idea of the act which he was asked to perpetrate, he had preferred rather to reveal the crime than to commit it.
And yet the fuming crowd did not know that, at that very moment when they were tracking the scent of one of their victims, the other, as if hurrying to meet his fate, passed, at a distance of not more than a hundred yards, behind the groups of people and the dragoons, to betake himself to the Buytenhof.
He was fuming under a repressive law which he was forced to acknowledge: he was dangerously poised, and Rosamond's voice now brought the decisive vibration.
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