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ireful

[ ahyuhr-fuhl ]
/ ˈaɪər fəl /
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adjective
full of intense anger; wrathful.
easily roused to anger; irascible.
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Origin of ireful

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at ire, -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM ireful

ire·ful·ly, adverbire·ful·ness, noun

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