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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References in classic literature ?
"Ah, is that you, my little chatter-box?" the old man cried, boiling with rage and turning towards her; "don't you meddle with what don't concern you, but go down as quickly as possible."
He was boiling with rage, as though he had been grossly insulted.
Sir Henry meanwhile was boiling with rage at what had happened; indeed, it was with difficulty that we could keep him still.
Nupkins was sitting in his easy-chair, frowning with majesty, and boiling with rage, when a lady was announced on pressing, private, and particular business.
Around 200 residents who lived in the Charleston area of Paisley were boiling with rage at vandals.
So my experience of Brexiters is all glorious Technicolour: the ones who think Boris Johnson is a genius, and are prepared to fight to the death for his honour; the ones who are outraged by the very existence of Germany and think the reasons for that should be obvious; the ones still boiling with rage over lost empires.
EMMERDALE (ITV, 7pm and 8pm) BOILING with rage doesn't even begin to describe Chrissie's state of mind at the moment, so Robert is in big trouble when she tricks him into going for a quiet walk.
On June 13, a meeting convened by the Viceroy attended by Pandit Nehru, Mohd Ali Jinnah and Corfield among others saw Nehru boiling with rage and blasting Corfield for his shenanigans saying, " I charge the Political Dept and Corfield particularly with misfeasance.
For the past month alone, Netanyahu ordered the construction of more than 3000 settlement units in the areas of East Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nablus and Ramallah, while the situation in Jerusalem in boiling with rage and clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces and illegal settlers.
Summary: Just as Arabs and Muslims are boiling with rage over an offensive amateur movie that mocks Prophet Mohamed, they are also rejecting a US move to send marines to protect American embassies in countries where angry protesters had attacked these premises.
Record Sport can reveal that a number of key men in Ally McCoist's squad are boiling with rage following Green's failure to nail down the CVA which would have spared the 140-year-old institution from the hands of the liquidators.
"It's a bit like pretending that all is well in a relationship when, in fact, you are boiling with rage and frustration.
In my usual spirit of irrepressible optimism, I'd fancied that the traffic jams I'd encountered all the way from Clapham Common to the inner reaches of the A3 were down to unprecedented demand for the day's seven-race card at the Sunbury venue - a seething snake of traffic, boiling with rage at the likelihood of missing the Kempton.co.uk Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Class 6) at 2.10.
And Mr Kettle had the home fans boiling with rage when he chalked off a goal for offside having correctly judged that Gomez was interfering with play.