rabid

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin rabidus, from rabere (to rave).

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Adjective[edit]

rabid (comparative more rabid, superlative most rabid)

  1. Affected with rabies.
    a rabid dog or fox
  2. Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia.
    a rabid virus
  3. Furious; raging; extremely violent.
  4. very extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; comparable to one with rabies.
    a rabid socialist
    rabid Green Bay Packers fans

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Quotations[edit]

  • The rabid flight, Of winds that ruin ships. -- Chapman

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