What is a simile for anger?
Some common synonyms of aggressive are assertive, militant, and self-assertive. While all these words mean “obtrusively energetic especially in pursuing particular goals,” aggressive implies a disposition to dominate often in disregard of others’ rights or in determined and energetic pursuit of one’s ends.
Metaphors for anger usually involve heat and explosions . We usually correlate heat with anger and cool with being relaxed. And when someone gets so angry that they get physically or verbally aggressive, we consider it to be an explosion of anger that was built up inside the person.
Idioms to Describe Anger. Hot under the collar. Up in arms. Foaming at the mouth. Steamed up. Fit to be tied. Bent out of shape. Doing a slow burn.
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Following are some more examples of similes regularly used in writing:
Watch against anger; neither speak of it nor act in it; for, like drunkenness, it makes a man a beast, and throws people into desperate inconvenience. Anger is like rain which breaks itself whereon it falls. Anger is like a full-hot horse, who being allowed his way, self-mettle tires him. Angry as a waspe.