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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Rage \Rage\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Raged (r[=a]jd); p. pr. & vb.
n. Raging (r[=a]"j[i^]ng).] [OF. ragier. See Rage, n.]
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.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light
Do not go gentle into that good night. --Dylan
2. To be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or
agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or
Why do the heathen rage? --Ps. ii. 1.
The madding wheels
Of brazen chariots raged; dire was the noise.
3. To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with
destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in
4. To toy or act wantonly; to sport. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Syn: To storm; fret; chafe; fume.
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