The king spake, and then he was wroth: "It is well for the son of a sacrificer to be where he likes it worst."
Moreover, as he further bethought him, Agesilaus must needs be wroth with him for his deceit.
And so there was another story, for the King got wroth, and was all for setting off to kill Peik.
When the King a woke and missed his scabbard, he was wroth, and he asked who had been there.
Mr. wroth narrates the history of its fall with philosophical composure.
Be not wroth with my father, for we cannot fight against fate.
Emilius was wroth to the bottom of his heart, and answered not a word.
Then shall Asmund be wroth and drive Eric from Gudruda's side.
At this the Beaver was wroth, and, going to Glooskap, made a clean breast of what he had done.
Then was he wroth, and, loosing from him his sledge, he ran after the squirrel.
Old English wrað "angry" (literally "tormented, twisted"), from Proto-Germanic *wraithaz (cf. Old Frisian wreth "evil," Old Saxon wred, Middle Dutch wret, Dutch wreed "cruel," Old High German reid, Old Norse reiðr "angry, offended"), from PIE *wreit- "to turn" (see wreath). Rare or obsolete from early 16c. to mid-19c., but somewhat revived since, especially in dignified writing, or this exchange:
Secretary: "The Dean is furious. He's waxing wroth."
Quincy Adams Wagstaf [Groucho]: "Is Roth out there too? Tell Roth to wax the Dean for a while."
["Horse Feathers," 1932]