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"And they'll all be rabidly hungry," said Eleanore with a sudden change.

The upper self is rabidly engaged in exploiting the lower self.

Garribardine was a Scotch title while her ladyship was rabidly English.

Was this the thing he had foresworn so rabidly a scant four hours before!

The former showed a disposition to break forth into sensational headlines, and was rabidly and sometimes comically anti-English.

Among the men who were rabidly set on distinguishing themselves in one way or another was a Major Beak.

Such a man as I have been describing is rabidly fond of disquisition and argument; one knows that without being told it.

He was rabidly anti-Teutonic and attempted to compress all the great masters of art into the French mould.

"You know well enough that we can't hope to convince a rabidly anti-railroad commission," was the half-angry retort.

Traditions of subordination and discipline survived in an army, not the less thoroughly French, because it was rabidly Republican.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "furious, raving," from Latin rabidus "raging, furious, enraged; inspired; ungoverned; rabid," from rabere "be mad, rave" (see rage (v.)). Meaning "made mad by rabies" in English first recorded 1804. Related: Rabidly; rabidness.

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