The king spake, and then he was wroth: "It is well for the son of a sacrificer to be where he likes it worst."
Then shall Asmund be wroth and drive Eric from Gudruda's side.
And so there was another story, for the King got wroth, and was all for setting off to kill Peik.
Then was he wroth, and, loosing from him his sledge, he ran after the squirrel.
Mr. wroth narrates the history of its fall with philosophical composure.
Having done none of these things, how, then, can the Gods of Egypt be wroth with thee?
Emilius was wroth to the bottom of his heart, and answered not a word.
So wroth was I that like a fool I determined to attack the whole family of them.
At this the Beaver was wroth, and, going to Glooskap, made a clean breast of what he had done.
Gottfried was wroth, and to say sooth, flung the black bottle at the county's head.
Old English wrað "angry" (literally "tormented, twisted"), from Proto-Germanic *wraithaz (cf. Old Frisian wreth "evil," Old Saxon wred, Middle Dutch wret, Dutch wreed "cruel," Old High German reid, Old Norse reiðr "angry, offended"), from PIE *wreit- "to turn" (see wreath). Rare or obsolete from early 16c. to mid-19c., but somewhat revived since, especially in dignified writing, or this exchange:
Secretary: "The Dean is furious. He's waxing wroth."
Quincy Adams Wagstaf [Groucho]: "Is Roth out there too? Tell Roth to wax the Dean for a while."
["Horse Feathers," 1932]