on the warpath meaning?

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What's the meaning of "on the warpath" idiom? Please give me some examples!

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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Being on the warpath means you are upset and looking for an outlet for your angry emotions.
 
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Idiom Scenario 2:


Two friends are talking ...
Friend 1: Why so sad?
Friends 2: I stayed out until midnight last night drinking in the bar.
Friend 1: I suppose your wife wasn't too happy about that, huh?
Friend 2: Unhappy is an understatement. I'm afraid to go home now. My wife is on the warpath.
Friend 1: Good luck!
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Idiom Usage:

On the warpath can be used formally or informally.
 
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Idiom Definition:

"to be on the warpath"

to aggressively pursue or look for a confrontation or fight
 
Synonyms: bent, boiling, crazed, demented, desperate, enraged, fierce, frantic, frenetic, frenzy, frenzied, fuming, incensed, infuriated, insane, irrational, livid, maddened, maniac, rabid, raging, smoking, steamed, unreasonable, vehement, vicious, violent, wrathful
 



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Idiom Scenario 1:


Production is down. Costs are up. Profit is down. Two co-workers are talking ...
Worker 1: Have you heard the news?
Worker 2: What's that?
Worker 1: The company is not doing well and the boss is very angry. He wants someone to blame for the problem.
Worker 2: Well then. I suppose if the boss is on the warpath, we should try to avoid him.
Worker 1: Good idea!
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