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Chengyu
大发雷霆
Pinyin
dà fā léi tíng
English
be in a towering rage
Explanation
Meaning
霆:极响的雷,比喻震怒。比喻大发脾气,大声斥责。
Context
《三国志·吴书·陆逊传》:“今不忍小忿而发雷霆之怒。”
Example
不知说了一句甚么话,符老爷登时~起来,把那独脚桌子一掀。(清·吴趼人《二十年目睹之怪现状》第七十四回)
Synonyms
勃然大怒、暴跳如雷、怒形于色、怒不可遏
Antonyms
平心静气、心平气和、和颜悦色
Grammar
动宾式;作谓语;指大发脾气,大声斥责
 
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