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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No wonder the Taoiseach was said to have looked "awkward" - inside he must have been boiling with anger.
Anyone with a conscience will admit Kenya is boiling with anger, frustration and a sense of betrayal over the August 8 and October 26 presidential elections.
At a time when the soul of the citizenry is boiling with anger over rampant corruption, the war on terror is robbing the country of its last resources.
However, with the annulment of all decisions by the previous regime, the officers now stand to lose their handsome monetary gains, leaving them boiling with anger.
It was clearly addressed to the Palestinian people, who are still boiling with anger over the killing and destruction of the Gaza war.
"Although it is hot out here our anger is hotter, we are boiling with anger. I am ready to give this fight everything I've got," said Sombat
Summary: CAIRO - While the country is boiling with anger over the shortcomings of the Government and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) that are to blame for more and more young Egyptians being martyred, it is unacceptable for Parliament to consider holding its main or sub sessions away from the media.
Those who were boiling with anger said they found "a readily available listening ear.
"They not only changed the block number but the name of the area as well and the residents are boiling with anger," he said.
"I'm enraged, and my blood is boiling with anger," he told reporters on Monday.
How can a French person of Moroccan descent, for example, tolerate seeing the people of Gaza while they are being barbarically shelled and merely follow the painful scenes without boiling with anger?
Summary: Lebanese artist Haifa Wahbi is boiling with anger over rumors created about her regarding the World Music Award, which is granted to the Arabic singer with highest record sale
Former England head coach Andy Robinson has claimed he is "boiling with anger" at the 'scandalous' absence of key players for tomorrow's RBS Six Nations clash with France (BBC1, Ko 3pm).
Inside, Staunton was boiling with anger at a week-long media barrage against him, his players and his staff from pundits and columnists alike.
They virtually cut off all contact, Igoe likely wracked with guilt and Zupan boiling with anger even as he went through years of therapy.