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Anger is more meaningful than rage. #1 (permalink) Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:24 am   Anger is more meaningful than rage.
 

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "Latin Words", question 9

He's always losing his temper, shouting and getting himself into a terrible state of range.

(a) losing
(b) temper
(c) into
(d) range

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "Latin Words", answer 9

He's always losing his temper, shouting and getting himself into a terrible state of rage.

Correct entry: rage
The error was: (d) range
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Anger is more meaningful than rage. #2 (permalink) Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:58 am   Anger is more meaningful than rage.
 

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Not really-- rage is more graphic.
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Anger is more meaningful than rage. #3 (permalink) Tue Dec 25, 2012 18:48 pm   Anger is more meaningful than rage.
 

Is there a difference between rage and raze? I think they mean the same.
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Anger is more meaningful than rage. #4 (permalink) Tue Dec 25, 2012 23:21 pm   Anger is more meaningful than rage.
 

If you 'raze' something, you destroy it completely. This is not the same as 'rage'.
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Re: Anger is more meaningful than rage. #5 (permalink) Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:00 am   Re: Anger is more meaningful than rage.
 

Mister Micawber wrote:
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Not really-- rage is more graphic.
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What does a word is more graphic means?
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Anger is more meaningful than rage. #6 (permalink) Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:02 am   Anger is more meaningful than rage.
 

Thanks. Sorry for acting stupidly....I should have consulted a dictionary before troubling you.
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Anger is more meaningful than rage. #7 (permalink) Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:33 am   Anger is more meaningful than rage.
 

'more graphic' - more vivid; easier to picture exactly what he is like when he loses his temper.
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