February 11th, 2012

word of the day
  • k8cre8

furibund

I suspect that it's Valentine's Day that brings out some of my inner blood lust, looking for carnage, and destruction, with a side of horror-tinged gore. I know, I'm an old softy. 
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furibund / FUR - eh - BUND /adj.  Latin furious, frenzied; irate

A pretty straight-forward immigrant to the English language, it is from the Latin "furibundus," which means "frantic" or "furious."  It is also translated as "choleric," which is characterized by that quick-sliver flash of anger.