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wax angry

To speak or write in an angry, indignant, or wrathful manner. Fans of the singer have been waxing angry online about the announcement that her new album would be pulled from store shelves due to the recent controversy. You can wax angry all you like, Tom, but it's not going to change the board's decision.
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wax wroth

To speak or write in an angry, indignant, or wrathful manner. "Wroth" is an otherwise archaic term meaning "wrathful; angry or irate." Fans of the singer have been waxing wroth online about the announcement that her new album would be pulled from store shelves due to the recent controversy. You can wax wroth all you like, Tom, but it's not going to change the board's decision.
See also: wax, wroth
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

wax angry

 and wax wroth
Fig. to speak in anger and with indignity. Seeing the damage done by the careless children caused the preacher to wax wroth at their parents.
See also: angry, wax
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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