- Originally from Latin furibundus. (Wiktionary)
“There is, of course, a long distance separating the furibund fluency of old Hieronimo and the broken words of Lear.”
“Wisemans encyclical, dated from without the Flaminian Gate, in which he announced the new departure, was greeted in England by a storm of indignation, culminating in the famous and furibund letter of Lord John Russell, then Prime Minister, against the insolence of the Papal Aggression.”
“But the brawny, not yet furibund Figure, we say, is Jacques Danton; a name that shall be 'tolerably known in the”
“Hercules not yet furibund, -- he is an esurient, unprovided Advocate.”
“Chabray, no asseveration or shrieks availing her, fair slim damsel, late in the arms of Royalty, has a garter round her neck, and furibund”
“If this Bowelt is an honest man," his Highness continued, "he will give to the demand of these furibund petitioners a very queer reception.”
“An occasional benevolent Christian complied with his request to the extent of a dig with a stout boot under the rib; but every now and then, the furibund jarvey apologised to us for the slowness of our course by asking -- "Won't I serve him out when”
““By Saturday's post, I sent you a fierce and furibund letter upon the subject of the printer's blunders in Don Juan.”
“By Saturday's post, I sent you a fierce and furibund letter upon the subject of the printer's blunders in Don Juan.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘furibund’.
"Luciferous Logolepsy is a collection of over 9,000 obscure English words. Though the definition of an 'English' word might seem to be straightforward, it is not. There exist so many adopted, deriv...
A list of words for describing dislike, reproval or criticism.
Oddments culled from my "main" lists that belong in a display cabinet of their own, plus sundry other curiosities. :-)
some of the interesting words i've had to look up while reading 19th century lit
Snapshots from my hunt for the last word I wrote in the poem "surfer". I chose "cruel", but found a bunch of other words appropriate for that moment when the ocean drops a mountain of water on your...
from The Poetaster
Looking for tweets for furibund.