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

  Rant \Rant\ (r[a^]nt), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Ranted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Ranting.] [OD. ranten, randen, to dote, to be
     To rave in violent, high-sounding, or extravagant language,
     without dignity of thought; to be noisy, boisterous, and
     bombastic in talk or declamation; as, a ranting preacher.
     [1913 Webster]
           Look where my ranting host of the Garter comes! --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
           [syn: harangue, rant, ranting]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "ranting":
     Dionysiac, abandoned, afebrile delirium, amok, babbling, bacchic,
     bellowing, berserk, blustering, blusterous, blustery, boisterous,
     brainstorm, bullying, carried away, corybantic, delirious,
     deliriousness, delirium, demoniac, desperate, distracted, dizzy,
     ecstatic, enraged, enraptured, feral, ferocious, fierce,
     fighting mad, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, fulminating, fuming,
     furious, giddy, haggard, hectoring, hog-wild, hopping mad, howling,
     hysterical, in a rage, in a transport, in hysterics, incoherence,
     incoherent, infuriate, infuriated, intoxicated, lightheaded,
     like one possessed, lingual delirium, mad, madding, maenadic,
     maniac, maniacal, noisy, off, orgasmic, orgiastic, possessed,
     rabid, raging, rambling, ramping, raving, raving mad, ravished,
     roaring, roaring mad, roistering, roisterous, rollicking,
     running mad, running wild, savage, stark-raving mad, storming,
     swaggering, swashbuckling, swashing, transported, tumultuous,
     uncontrollable, violent, wandering, wild, wild-eyed,

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