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raging

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  • v  behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
  • v  be violent; as of fires and storms
  • v  feel intense anger
  • v  treat cruelly
  • v  cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  • v  play in ragtime
  • v  harass with persistent criticism or carping
  • v  censure severely or angrily
  • v  break into lumps before sorting
  • s  characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    a raging battle
    the river became a raging torrent
  • s  very severe
    a raging thirst
    a raging toothache
  • s  (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    the raging sea

  • Six died in a multi-car pileup as drivers tried to avoid falling trees and raging fires.
  • And yet during the great immigration debate now raging in Congress, the people's representatives cannot make up their minds whether the current dominance of English should be .
  • Even with the controversy raging over his stem-cell paper, Hwang could have forestalled some of the questions about Snuppy if he had offered one additional bit of confirming proof .
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  • Barack Obama in BusinessWeek
    I don't want us to do something just for the sake of politics that doesn't solve the problem,Obama said. "I think we need to start a process at least to open up a smarter, better discussion than the one that is raging right now."
  • Roger Ebert in FOX News
    To paraphrase a line from 'Raging Bull,' I ain't a pretty boy no more,Ebert wrote.
  • Taro Aso in Reuters
    A harsh storm seen only once in 100 years is raging,Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso told a news conference. "Under such circumstances, I am certain that what is most important is to remove uncertainties from the lives of people....

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