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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Rabid \Rab"id\ (r[a^]b"[i^]d), a. [L. rabidus, from rabere to
rave. See Rage, n.]
1. Furious; raging; extremely violent.
The rabid flight
Of winds that ruin ships. --Chapman.
2. Extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion;
excessively zealous; as, a rabid socialist.
3. Affected with the distemper called rabies; mad; as, a
rabid dog or fox.
4. (Med.) Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia; as,
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: of or infected by rabies
2: marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a
cause or idea; "rabid isolationist" [syn: fanatic,
fanatical, overzealous, rabid]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
96 Moby Thesaurus words for "rabid":
Dionysiac, abandoned, amok, bacchic, bellowing, berserk, bigoted,
carried away, corybantic, crazed, crazy, delirious, demented,
demoniac, deranged, desperate, distracted, ecstatic, enraged,
enraptured, enthusiastic, extravagant, extreme, extremist, fanatic,
fanatical, feral, ferocious, fierce, fighting mad, frantic,
frenetic, frenzied, fulminating, fuming, furious, haggard,
hog-wild, hopping mad, howling, hydrophobic, hysterical, in a rage,
in a transport, in hysterics, infuriate, infuriated, inordinate,
insane, intoxicated, irrational, keen, like one possessed, mad,
madding, maenadic, maniac, maniacal, obsessed, orgasmic, orgiastic,
overenthusiastic, overreligious, overzealous, perfervid, possessed,
radical, raging, ramping, ranting, raving, raving mad, ravished,
revolutional, revolutionary, revolutionist, roaring, roaring mad,
running mad, running wild, savage, stark-raving mad, storming,
transported, ultra, ultraist, ultrazealous, uncontrollable,
unreasonable, unreasoning, violent, wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking,
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