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Rant vs. Rage

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Rantverb

To speak or shout at length in uncontrollable anger.

Ragenoun

Violent uncontrolled anger.

Rantverb

To criticize by ranting.

Ragenoun

A current fashion or fad.

‘Miniskirts were all the rage back then.’;

Rantverb

(dated) To speak extravagantly, as in merriment.

Ragenoun

(obsolete) Any vehement passion.

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Rantverb

To dance rant steps.

Rageverb

(intransitive) To act or speak in heightened anger.

Rantnoun

A criticism done by ranting.

Rageverb

(intransitive) To move with great violence, as a storm etc.

Rantnoun

A wild, emotional, and sometimes incoherent articulation.

Rageverb

(obsolete) To enrage.

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Rantnoun

A type of dance step usually performed in clogs, and particularly (but not exclusively) associated with the English North West Morris tradition. The rant step consists of alternately bringing one foot across and in front of the other and striking the ground, with the other foot making a little hop.

Ragenoun

Violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will.

‘He appeased the rage of hunger with some scraps of broken meat.’; ‘Convulsed with a rage of grief.’;

Rantverb

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.

‘Look where my ranting host of the Garter comes!’;

Ragenoun

Especially, anger accompanied with raving; overmastering wrath; violent anger; fury.

‘torment, and loud lament, and furious rage.’;

Rantnoun

High-sounding language, without importance or dignity of thought; boisterous, empty declamation; bombast; as, the rant of fanatics.

‘This is a stoical rant, without any foundation in the nature of man or reason of things.’;

Ragenoun

A violent or raging wind.

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Rantnoun

a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion

Ragenoun

The subject of eager desire; that which is sought after, or prosecuted, with unreasonable or excessive passion; as, to be all the rage.

Rantnoun

pompous or pretentious talk or writing

Rageverb

To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion.

‘When one so great begins to rage, he is huntedEven to falling.’; ‘Rage, rage against the dying of the lightDo not go gentle into that good night.’;

Rantverb

talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner

Rageverb

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?’; ‘The madding wheelsOf brazen chariots raged; dire was the noise.’;

Rageverb

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

Rageverb

To toy or act wantonly; to sport.

Rageverb

To enrage.

Ragenoun

a feeling of intense anger;

‘hell hath no fury like a woman scorned’; ‘his face turned red with rage’;

Ragenoun

a state of extreme anger;

‘she fell into a rage and refused to answer’;

Ragenoun

something that is desired intensely;

‘his rage for fame destroyed him’;

Ragenoun

violent state of the elements;

‘the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks’;

Ragenoun

an interest followed with exaggerated zeal;

‘he always follows the latest fads’; ‘it was all the rage that season’;

Rageverb

behave violently, as if in state of a great anger

Rageverb

be violent; as of fires and storms

Rageverb

feel intense anger;

‘Rage against the dying of the light!’;

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