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rabid

adjective

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1 being very far from the center of public opinion
  • soccer fans whose rabid enthusiasm makes them go berserk when their team wins

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2 feeling or showing anger
  • he became rabid when the bank manager told him he would lose the family farm if he didn't pay the mortgage

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4 marked by great and often stressful excitement or activity
  • the rabid witch hunts that occurred in Salem in 1692, when 150 people were accused of witchcraft and imprisoned

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The first known use of rabid was in 1594

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“Rabid.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rabid. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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