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#1 2014-08-02 15:26:59

From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1005


Being fearious suggests fearsome anger.

The British decided that the were running low on money, so they placed a tax on imported goods that were being sent to the colonies which made the colonists fearious. To protect the British merchants Britain sent troops to the colonies, which infeariated them even more.
Student report

Springtime fishing can be fast and fearious for Coho in the 2 to 4 pound range
Fishing charter blurb

A tribe under leadership of Br√Ękor – a fearious warrior-smith, who has seen the front lines of Horde-Empire war, since the Village he was from, was razed by the Empire.

Thus says the Lord in his feary against the unrepentant leaders and their followers who follow divination (false preachers)
Repent ye

Just be patient washington dc is about to see the feary of God’s judgement
End times

I just find the idea of me paying to watch someone play a sport and drink at the same time infeariating.
Sports fans



#2 2014-12-26 23:54:49

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2265

Re: Feary/fearious/infeariating

Somehow missed this one when it was posted a few months ago. “Feary/infeariate” for “fury/infuriate” seems like a solid eggcorn. No yolk (joke).



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