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Raged

Rage \Rage\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Raged (r[=a]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. Raging (r[=a]"j[i^]ng).] [OF. ragier. See Rage, n.]

  1. To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion. ``Whereat he inly raged.''
    --Milton.

    When one so great begins to rage, he is hunted Even to falling.
    --Shak.

    Rage, rage against the dying of the light Do not go gentle into that good night.
    --Dylan Thomas.

  2. To be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or winds.

    Why do the heathen rage?
    --Ps. ii. 1.

    The madding wheels Of brazen chariots raged; dire was the noise.
    --Milton.

  3. To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in Cairo.

  4. To toy or act wantonly; to sport. [Obs.]
    --Chaucer.

    Syn: To storm; fret; chafe; fume.

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raged

vb. (en-past of: rage)