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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: boil
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It was a timely reminder that even as we feel more divided and angry as a country than perhaps any of us can ever remember, and social media boils with rage and insults, when complete strangers actually come together (and as long as nobody mentions Brexit) it's more likely to end in finding common ground and a positive outcome, especially in this city.
He hankers for media adulation and boils with rage for not getting it.