Fuming

[fjˈuːmɪŋ], [fjˈuːmɪŋ], [f_j_ˈuː_m_ɪ_ŋ]

Antonyms for Fuming:

amiable, easygoing, complaisant, cordial, accepting, happy, kind, delighted, accommodating, amicable, calm, pacific, good-tempered, good-natured, serene, content, satisfied, pleased, agreeable, friendly, amenable, tranquil, pleasant, affable, empathetic, peaceable, sweet, placid, genial, obliging, understanding, sympathetic, tolerant.


Definitions of Fuming:

  1.   Producing fumes, or vapors. – Newage Dictionary DB
  2.   Giving forth a visible vapor, a property of strong nitric, sulphuric, and hydrochloric acids, and certain other substances. – A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  3.   Sending forth vapour; raging. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4.   of Fume – Newage Dictionary DB

Usage examples for Fuming:

  1. The man, fuming with rage, uttering loud- voiced threats of vengeance, scrambled out of the flood and began rushing up and down the tracks in search of Teddy. ” – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  2. “ " No such thing, sir," said Mr Grimstone, fuming – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  3. “ A towering forest giant offered a secure and comfortable haven for the night; and while Trakor sat there fuming at being left out of things, Tharn swung off into the darkness in search of their dinner. ” – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  4. Still fuming he took down the receiver and growled: Well? ” – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  5. “ Alan could see that he was fuming – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  6. “ " You had no business to speak to him at all," said the fuming captain. ” – At Sunwich Port, Complete by W.W. Jacobs
  7. “ Richards rushed up and down fuming and upset everyone. ” – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  8. Meanwhile, Bannan was standing at the kitchen door, fuming – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  9. You're fuming all for nothing. ” – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  10. The man was fuming trembling, near to tears or curses of mortification and blind rage. ” – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  11. “ " I am sorry we have been so precipitate in this affair, Walter," said Mrs. Jerrold, fuming – May Brooke by Anna H. Dorsey
  12. “ " Stop, or I fire," shouted Rockley again, fuming with rage and vexation at being overtaken in the hour of his triumph. ” – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  13. The house would have been gloomy without her and " the boys," Rayner was prompt to admit, for he was ill at ease and sorely worried, while his inflammable Kate was fuming over the situation of her husband's affairs. ” – The Deserter by Charles King
  14. Senator Nye was to have joined Clemens and Fuller at the Westminster, where Clemens was stopping, and they waited for him there with a carriage, fuming and swearing, until it was evident that he was not coming. ” – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  15. “ A minute afterwards, Foster- father returning, found the children the centre of a little crowd eager in enquiry whence they came, whither they were going, and, ere he could get them safely to their quarters, the attention of the Captain of the Escort had been arrested, he came out frowning and fuming – The Adventures of Akbar by Flora Annie Steel
  16. “ Pericles came fuming to Wilfrid's quarters. ” – Vittoria, v8 by George Meredith
  17. “ Aladdin, with the agility of a small monkey, soon mounted to the upper side of the overturned vehicle, and, opening the door, had assisted a beautifully arrayed young woman, possibly a year or two younger than himself, from within, and after her, fuming and condemning his luck and the world in general, a gray- haired and apparently irascible old gentleman. ” – Jack and the Check Book by John Kendrick Bangs
  18. Then he turned to the fuming specialist. ” – The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton
  19. Now while fuming over the delay, Little stepped out on the platform and abruptly awoke to the fact that sheer beauty was riot in Java, if one's eyes were but opened to it. ” – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  20. It's no use fretting and fuming Mr. Brixton. ” – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve

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