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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: rabidus, from rabere; RAGE1

rabid

adjective
     
rab‧id
1PPG having very extreme and unreasonable opinions:
a group of rabid right-wing fanatics
2HBAMI a rabid animal is suffering from rabies

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