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raging

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature
ragingrag‧ing /ˈreɪdʒɪŋ/ adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 1 STRONG FEELING OR BELIEFvery great and hard to control 🔊 a raging appetite 🔊 I was in a raging temper.2 continuing strongly and showing no signs of ending 🔊 a raging debate 🔊 raging inflation 🔊 The show was a raging success.3 VERYa raging headache etc is very painful 🔊 Richard developed a raging headache and had to lie down. 🔊 a raging fever (=a very high body temperature)4 DNFAST/QUICKcontinuing or moving with great natural force 🔊 a raging storm 🔊 a raging sea 🔊 The fire had become a raging blaze.
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ragingSpencer immediately got into a raging argument with her teammates.Taken in and taught by rancher Turnstall, he turns into a raging avenger when Turnstall is shot.He entered in the midst of a raging dispute about whether the endowment deserved to exist at all.Having emptied my stomach into the Banda Sea, I had a raging hunger.Now their raging passions looked like tearing asunder one of the strongest rigs in the North Sea.His magnificent grey velvet suit seemed to be floating aimlessly in a raging sea, as if petrified in the expectation of waking.First he developed a raging temperature, then he became delirious and couldn't recognize people.a raging thirstA quiet river on a summer's day may be a raging torrent in February.The defeat opened the sluice gates and venom flowed through in raging torrents.

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