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

  Rave \Rave\ (r[=a]v), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Raved (r[=a]vd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Raving.] [F. r[^e]ver to rave, to be
     delirious, to dream; perhaps fr. L. rabere to rave, rage, be
     mad or furious. Cf. Rage, Reverie.]
     1. To wander in mind or intellect; to be delirious; to talk
        or act irrationally; to be wild, furious, or raging, as a
        madman.
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              In our madness evermore we rave.      --Chaucer.
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              Have I not cause to rave and beat my breast?
                                                    --Addison.
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              The mingled torrent of redcoats and tartans went
              raving down the valley to the gorge of
              Killiecrankie.                        --Macaulay.
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     2. To rush wildly or furiously. --Spenser.
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     3. To talk with unreasonable enthusiasm or excessive passion
        or excitement; -- followed by about, of, or on; as, he
        raved about her beauty.
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              The hallowed scene
              Which others rave of, though they know it not.
                                                    --Byron.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Raving \Rav"ing\ (r[=a]v"[i^]ng), a.
     Talking irrationally and wildly; as, a raving lunatic. --
     Rav"ing*ly, adv.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  raving
      adv 1: in a raving manner; "raving mad" [syn: raving,
             ravingly]
      n 1: declaiming wildly; "the raving of maniacs"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  165 Moby Thesaurus words for "raving":
     Dionysiac, abandoned, afebrile delirium, amok, anarchic, angry,
     babble, babbling, bacchic, balderdash, beaming, bellowing, berserk,
     blooming, bluster, blustering, blusterous, blustery, boisterous,
     bombast, brainstorm, bright, brilliant, bullying, bunk, bunkum,
     carried away, chaotic, claptrap, corybantic, crazed, crazy,
     dazzling, delirious, deliriousness, delirium, demoniac, desperate,
     devastating, distracted, divine, dizzy, ecstatic, enraged,
     enraptured, extraordinary, feral, ferocious, fierce, fighting mad,
     flatulence, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, fulminating, fuming,
     furious, fustian, gab, gabble, gibberish, giddy, glamorous,
     glorious, glowing, gorgeous, grandiloquence, great, haggard,
     heavenly, hectoring, hellish, hog-wild, hopping mad, hot air,
     howling, hyperbole, hysterical, in a rage, in a transport,
     in hysterics, incoherence, incoherent, infuriate, infuriated,
     insane, insensate, intoxicated, irrational, killing, lightheaded,
     like one possessed, lingual delirium, mad, madding, maenadic,
     magniloquence, maniac, maniacal, manic, mindless, noisy, off,
     orgasmic, orgastic, orgiastic, outstanding, pandemoniac,
     phenomenal, pomposity, possessed, puffery, rabid, radiant, raging,
     rambling, ramping, rant, ranting, rare, ravening, raving mad,
     ravished, ravishing, resplendent, rhetoric, rip-roaring, roaring,
     roaring mad, rodomontade, roistering, roisterous, rollicking,
     running mad, running wild, savage, shining, sparkling, splendid,
     splendorous, splendrous, stark-raving mad, storming, stormy,
     striking, stunning, sublime, swaggering, swashbuckling, swashing,
     tempestuous, transported, troublous, tumultuous, turbulent,
     uncommon, uncontrollable, unusual, uproarious, vaporing, violent,
     wandering, wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking
  
  

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