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 for raging
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Raging \Ra"ging\ (r[=a]"j[i^]ng),
     a. & n. from Rage, v. i. -- Ra"ging*ly, adv.
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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."
        --Milton.
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              When one so great begins to rage, he is hunted
              Even to falling.                      --Shak.
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              Rage, rage against the dying of the light
              Do not go gentle into that good night. --Dylan
                                                    Thomas.
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     2. To be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or
        agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or
        winds.
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              Why do the heathen rage?              --Ps. ii. 1.
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              The madding wheels
              Of brazen chariots raged; dire was the noise.
                                                    --Milton.
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     3. To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with
        destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in
        Cairo.
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     4. To toy or act wantonly; to sport. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     Syn: To storm; fret; chafe; fume.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  raging
      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, raging]
      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, raging, tempestuous, wild]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  103 Moby Thesaurus words for "raging":
     Dionysiac, abandoned, amok, anarchic, angry, bacchic, bellowing,
     berserk, blustering, blusterous, blustery, boisterous, bullying,
     carried away, chaotic, cloudy, coarse, corybantic, cyclonic,
     delirious, demoniac, desperate, dirty, distracted, ecstatic,
     enraged, enraptured, feral, ferocious, fierce, fighting mad, foul,
     frantic, frenetic, frenzied, fulminating, fuming, furious, haggard,
     hectoring, hellish, hog-wild, hopping mad, howling, hysterical,
     in a rage, in a transport, in hysterics, infuriate, infuriated,
     insensate, intoxicated, like one possessed, mad, madding, maenadic,
     maniac, maniacal, mindless, noisy, orgasmic, orgastic, orgiastic,
     pandemoniac, possessed, rabid, rainy, ramping, ranting, ravening,
     raving, raving mad, ravished, rip-roaring, roaring, roaring mad,
     roistering, roisterous, rollicking, rough, running mad,
     running wild, savage, stark-raving mad, storming, stormy,
     swaggering, swashbuckling, swashing, tempestuous, tornadic,
     transported, troublous, tumultuous, turbulent, typhonic,
     typhoonish, uncontrollable, uproarious, violent, wild, wild-eyed,
     wild-looking
  
  

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