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rage

rage

 
 
pronunciation:
reIj
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: intense anger; fury.
synonyms:
anger, furor, fury, madness, wrath
similar words:
outrage
definition 2: a specific instance of such fury.
He often flew into rages.
synonyms:
fit, passion, storm
similar words:
rampage, temper, violence
definition 3: violent passion or desire.
synonyms:
lust, passion
definition 4: intensity or violence of a natural occurrence such as a storm or disease.
synonyms:
fury
definition 5: a fad; craze.
Miniskirts were all the rage.
synonyms:
craze, dernier cri, fad, last word
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: raged, rages, raging
definition 1: to act or speak violently or with intense anger.
synonyms:
explode, rant, storm
similar words:
bellow, blow up, boil, fulminate, fume, rampage, rave, roar, seethe, simmer
definition 2: to move or rush ahead furiously or violently.
He raged along the road looking for her.
synonyms:
rampage, storm
similar words:
run amok, run riot, run wild, rush, tear
definition 3: of a storm, disease, or other natural occurrence, to proceed with intensity or violence.
synonyms:
rampage, storm
similar words:
flare, fulminate, rave, roar, run amok, run riot, run wild
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derivation: ragingly (adv.)
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