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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: fumer, from Latin fumus 'smoke'

fume

verb
     
fume
1 [intransitive and transitive] to be angry about something
fume at/over/about
She sat in the car, silently fuming about what he'd said.
'You've no right to be here,' he fumed.
2 [intransitive] to give off smoke or gases

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