boil with (an emotion)

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boil with (an emotion)

To express or feel an emotion, typically anger, very intensely. Things are often tense between my mom and my aunt, so when they had to spend days together on our family vacation, they were soon boiling with anger. When I saw that someone had backed into my new car, I immediately boiled with rage.
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boil with something

Fig. to show the heat or intensity of one's anger. You could see that she was just boiling with anger. Tom was boiling with rage when we got there.
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IN THE course of a letter to the Munster News on the question of the Irish emigrants, the Bishop of Limerick says: "The treatment which the poor Irish emigrant lads have received at Liverpool is enough to make any Irishman's blood boil with anger and indignation.
23 ( ANI ): Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Friday expressed profound grief over the gangrape a photojournalist in Mumbai, and said that such incidents make one boil with anger.
Al-Said is surprised to see the Islamist group ignoring protesters' demands as Egyptian streets boil with anger.
However, despite his annulling his controversial decree, the street has continued to boil with anger, because of the president's insistence on putting the Islamist-written constitution to a referendum just 15 days after its completion by the Constituent Assembly.
But the thought that terrorists will be released makes me boil with anger," he said according to the Israeli paper.
Every time he asks his mum, she refuses to tell him anything about his dad, making him boil with anger.
Antonio Singh Boparan, who got only 21 months for dangerous driving which resulted in that poor 11-month-old child Cerys Edwards left with brain damage and her life and her family's life ruined, makes me boil with anger.