characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
"the fighting became hot and heavy"; "a hot engagement"; "a raging battle"; "the river became a raging torrent"
"a raging thirst"; "a raging toothache"
angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild(adj)
(of the elements) as if showing violent anger
"angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"
stormy, hot, maddened, wild, gaga, enraged, violent, untamed, unfounded, ferocious, fierce, hazardous, tempestuous, godforsaken, dotty, angered, uncivilised, uncivilized, waste, baseless, risky, angry, idle, infuriated, savage, fantastic, groundless, crazy, raving mad, barbarian, barbaric, furious, unwarranted
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Fierce signifies having a furious and cruel nature, or being in a furious and cruel mood, more commonly the latter. It applies to that which is now intensely excited, or liable to intense and sudden excitement. Ferocious refers to a state or disposition; that which is fierce flashes or blazes; that which is ferocious steadily burns; we speak of a ferocious animal, a fierce passion. A fiery spirit with a good disposition is quickly excitable in a good cause, but may not be fierce or ferocious. Savage signifies untrained, uncultivated. Ferocious always denotes a tendency to violence; it is more distinctly bloodthirsty than the other words; a person may be deeply, intensely cruel, and not at all ferocious; a ferocious countenance expresses habitual ferocity; a fierce countenance may express habitual fierceness, or only the sudden anger of the moment. That which is wild is simply unrestrained; the word may imply no anger or harshness; as, wild delight, wild alarm.
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Until the conscience has gained sufficient wisdom, desire resembles a raging wildfire.
I heard commotion out my window, and I looked and I saw the raging water, it came in to the low-lying areas, and it rushed fast.
Rather than just raging hormones, it's actually a restructuring of the anatomy of the brain.
The entire Pacific Rim has less than 1,000 infections a day, people want to say China is lying about the two dozen cases that they’re reporting a day, which I don’t believe they are [lying]. Certainly, the entire Pacific Rim isn’t in on the conspiracy. It isn’t inevitable that we have a raging epidemic.
Not only are families losing their remaining livestock, but the heavy rain is making the roads inaccessible, roads are turning into raging rivers and trucks carrying food assistance are unable to reach many communities.
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