English version


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.
Examples from the Corpus
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.

More results

See all results
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.