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raging (adj.)

late 15c., "full of rage," present-participle adjective from rage (v.). By 1886 as "very successful." Other, less common, adjectives include rageful (1570s); rageous (mid-15c.), ragesome (1913).

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Definitions of raging from WordNet

raging (adj.)
characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense;
the river became a raging torrent
a raging battle
Synonyms: hot
raging (adj.)
very severe;
a raging toothache
a raging thirst
raging (adj.)
(of the elements) as if showing violent anger;
the raging sea
Synonyms: angry / furious / tempestuous / wild
From wordnet.princeton.edu