Violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will.
- Violent, explosive anger. See Synonyms at anger.
- A fit of anger.
- Furious intensity, as of a storm or disease.
- A burning desire; a passion.
- A current, eagerly adopted fashion; a fad or craze: when torn jeans were all the rage.
- To speak or act in violent anger: raged at the mindless bureaucracy.
- To move with great violence or intensity: A storm raged through the mountains.
- To spread or prevail forcefully: The plague raged for months.