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1. Of or affected by rabies.
2. Raging; uncontrollable: rabid thirst.
3. Extremely zealous or enthusiastic; fanatical: a rabid football fan.

[Latin rabidus, from rabere, to rave.]

ra·bid′i·ty (rə-bĭd′ĭ-tē, ră-), rab′id·ness (răb′ĭd-nĭs) n.
rab′id·ly adv.
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Arraigned at my own bar, Memory having given her evidence of the hopes, wishes, sentiments I had been cherishing since last night--of the general state of mind in which I had indulged for nearly a fortnight past; Reason having come forward and told, in her own quiet way a plain, unvarnished tale, showing how I had rejected the real, and rabidly devoured the ideal;--I pronounced judgment to this effect:-
Well, perhaps I do go at it a bit rabidly, and feel a kind of pleasure in smashing anything.
Sleek, sexy, celebratory, rabidly angry, personal AND political, ICFYCIMPL is a post-punk dance paradise of interaction, openness and playfulness.
There are so many TV shows about food and cooking on the burping boob tube that producers keep wracking their brains for unusual 'hooks' to induce and seduce viewers into avidly and even rabidly watching their programs.
When a down-on-his-luck museum owner stumbles across four dinosaur eggs, he is astonished to see them hatch and rabidly mature into anthropomorphic human-dinosaur hybrids - who imprint on him as their parent
A rabidly anti-foreigner and anti-Muslim party has just been elected to the German Bundestag, capturing 94 seats.
THURSDAY LIFTTO EXPERIENCE Back at Summerhall, this time with the legendary cult outfit from Texas who have reformed and bring their incredible live show to a rabidly appreciative audience.
People were expecting Sony to close the show with a game fans have been waiting rabidly for - like Last of Us 2 (WHEN SONY, WHEN?
These individuals share the bigoted world view of the 'hard' left which, inter alia, is pro-Russia, rabidly anti-United States, and which seeks to justify Islamic terrorism, particularly as far as the State of Israel is concerned.
He tells us why the Beatles have remained so rabidly popular half a century after the band broke up, what British pop sensation One Direction owes to the Fab Four, and what his favorite new music acts are.
Boko Haram, a rabidly extremist Nigerian outfit that is against western education among other things, demanded the release of its prisoners in exchange for the kidnapped girls.
All that needed to be decided in their last round clash was which team would top the group and which would be able to avoid playing against hosts Brazil who have a 12th man playing for them with a rabidly passionate home crowd.