ravings


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ravings

noun ranting, rambling, babbling, gibberish, prattle, gabble, incoherent talk the lunatic ravings of a mad politician
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ravings

[ˈreɪvɪŋz] NPLdelirio msing, desvarío msing

ravings

[ˈreɪvɪŋz] npldivagations fpl

ravings

[ˈreɪvɪŋz] nplvaneggiamenti mpl
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I had some trouble in finding an attendant for her, as it was necessary to select one on whose fidelity dependence could be placed; for her ravings would inevitably betray my secret: besides, she had lucid intervals of days--sometimes weeks--which she filled up with abuse of me.
Thou canst not fly,'' said the Preceptor; ``thy ravings have excited suspicion, and thou wilt not be permitted to leave the Preceptory.
Or are they the inflammatory ravings of incendiaries or distempered enthusiasts?
He has had some fearful shock, so says our doctor, and in his delirium his ravings have been dreadful, of wolves and poison and blood, of ghosts and demons, and I fear to say of what.
His comrades endeavored to divert his mind and to draw him into rational conversation, but he only became the more exasperated, uttering wild and incoherent ravings.
As Mowgli told Kaa, he had many little thorns under his tongue, and slowly and deliberately he drove the dholes from silence to growls, from growls to yells, and from yells to hoarse slavery ravings.
Sometimes he used to come on me unawares and then I had to sit still and listen to his miserable ravings, because he would catch me round the waist and hold me very tight.
They looked more secular and critical as then listened to the ravings of the old black man with a cloth round his loins cursing with vehement gesture by a camp-fire in the desert.
For the most part the young giant's ravings were inarticulate, but now and then Virginia heard her name linked with words of reverence and worship.
To escape as far as possible from the mad ravings of the fever-stricken Russian, Jane Porter had descended from the shelter to the foot of the tree--she dared not venture farther.
Nor would you, or, rather, should you, accept the ravings and writhings and agonized contortions of those two lunatics to-night as a convincing portrayal of love.
This, Daughtry got from him, and nothing else did he get save maunderings and ravings about the heat of the longboat and the treasure a fathom deep under the sand.