wroth


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wroth \Wroth\, a. [OE. wroth, wrap, AS. wr[=a][eth] wroth,
   crooked, bad; akin to wr[imac][eth]an to writhe, and to OS.
   wr[=e][eth]angry, D. wreed cruel, OHG. reid twisted, Icel.
   rei[eth]r angry, Dan. & Sw. vred. See Writhe, and cf.
   Wrath.]
   Full of wrath; angry; incensed; much exasperated; wrathful.
   "Wroth to see his kingdom fail." --Milton.
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         Revel and truth as in a low degree,
         They be full wroth [i. e., at enmity] all day.
                                                  --Chaucer.
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         Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell. --Gen.
                                                  iv. 5.
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