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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rave v. i. [imp. & p. p. Raved p. pr. & vb. n. Raving.]
 1. To wander in mind or intellect; to be delirious; to talk or act irrationally; to be wild, furious, or raging, as a madman.
    In our madness evermore we rave.   --Chaucer.
    Have I not cause to rave and beat my breast?   --Addison.
    The mingled torrent of redcoats and tartans went raving down the valley to the gorge of Killiecrankie.   --Macaulay.
 2. To rush wildly or furiously.
 3. To talk with unreasonable enthusiasm or excessive passion or excitement; -- followed by about, of, or on; as, he raved about her beauty.
 The hallowed scene
 Which others rave of, though they know it not.   --Byron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rav·ing a. Talking irrationally and wildly; as, a raving lunatic. -- Rav*ing*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : talking or behaving irrationally; "a raving lunatic" [syn: raving
            mad, wild]
      n : declaiming wildly; "the raving of maniacs"
      adv : in a raving manner; "raving mad" [syn: ravingly]