Friday, May 06, 2005

Raising Cain

Category: Vocabulary
To raise Cain:
  1. To become angry; to reprimand someone angrily.
  2. To behave in a boisterous manner; to create a commotion.
[After Cain, a Biblical character, the first son of Adam
and Eve, who killed his brother Abel out of jealousy.]

Where I learned it:
A.Word.A.Day email.


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