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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rage, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Raged p. pr. & vb. n. Raging ]
 1. To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion. “Whereat he inly raged.”
 When one so great begins to rage, he is hunted
 Even to falling.   --Shak.
 2. To be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or winds.
    Why do the heathen rage?   --Ps. ii. 1.
 The madding wheels
 Of brazen chariots raged; dire was the noise.   --Milton.
 3. To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in Cairo.
 4. To toy or act wantonly; to sport. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- To storm; fret; chafe; fume.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ra·ging a. & n. from Rage, v. i. -- Ra*ging*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement;
             very intense; "the fighting became hot and heavy"; "a
             hot engagement"; "a raging battle"; "the river became
             a raging torrent" [syn: hot]
      2: very severe; "a raging thirst"; "a raging toothache"
      3: (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds
         on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea" [syn: angry,
          furious, tempestuous, wild]