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rab‧id/ˈræbəd, ˈræbɪd, ˈreɪ-/ adjective
[date : 1600-1700; Language : Latin; Origin : rabidus, from rabere; ⇨ rage1]
1. having very extreme and unreasonable opinions:
▪ a group of rabid right-wing fanatics
2. a rabid animal is suffering from rabies
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ rabid liberals
▪ a rabid dog
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Major Arnold was greatly exercised over the possibility that Theodore might be rabid.
▪ Neither event was marked by screaming headlines or rabid editorials.
▪ Raccoons no longer trapped for their fur, have invaded suburbia around Washington and a few have recently been found to be rabid.
▪ So why are some fellow Republicans acting as if Bush were a rabid armadillo?
▪ Sometimes genuine letters are offered without the vital signature, some rabid autograph hunter having removed it at some period.
▪ Stephenson drew huge, rabid crowds on his barnstorming tours of the Indiana countryside.
▪ The little man would trot around, mumbling contentedly, reenacting heroic skirmishes with rabid Orks in cramped subterranean Squattish strongholds.
▪ The more rabid federalists became impatient with procedural delays and wanted to effect a return to the federal system at once.
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