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raging

adjective
     
Related topics: Nature
rag‧ing [only before noun]
1 very 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 a raging headache etc is very painful:
Richard developed a raging headache and had to lie down.
a raging fever (=a very high body temperature)
4DN continuing or moving with great natural force:
a raging storm
a raging sea
The fire had become a raging blaze.

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