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1. Talking or behaving irrationally; wild: a raving maniac.
2. Exciting admiration: a raving beauty.
Delirious, irrational speech.

rav′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.ravingly - in a raving manner; "raving mad"
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As is the case in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper, "[t]he narrator is unreliable to the extent that she pretends to be perfectly sane and, as we come to note with shock, turns out to be ravingly mad" ("(In)Sanity" 91).
Bush, and, possibly, of a majority of Florida voters as demonstrated in a recount whose results would be contemptuously cast aside by a ravingly partisan Florida State Legislature.
She will save him from being "buried," overwhelmed by his own torrential spirits: And still his mother sat beside [the boy] And ever and anon she cried My child shall not be buried He sleeps he sleeps he is not dead Thus ravingly his mother said And the specter gave a laugh That thrilled with half a scream and half a groan I looked again upon her she was gone (MS VI, 89; my emphasis)