Raging \Ra"ging\ (r[=a]"j[i^]ng), a. & n. from {Rage}, v. i. -- {Ra"ging*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • raging — UK [ˈreɪdʒɪŋ] / US adjective 1) happening with a lot of force or violence a raging snowstorm a raging battle 2) very serious, painful, or strong a raging fever/headache/thirst 3) involving very strong emotions a raging desire to be the best a… …   English dictionary

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  • raging — rag·ing (rāʹjĭng) adj. 1. Very active and unpredicatable; volatile: a raging debate; a raging fire. 2. Remarkable; extraordinary: a raging hit on prime time TV. * * * …   Universalium

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