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And Idris Elba, who recently earned raves for his portrayal of Nelson Mandela, deserves better than this.

In 2010, Justified, based on characters created by Elmore Leonard, debuted to critical raves.

In it, Papa Cruz rants and raves about the “crisis” this country is facing because of its “Marxist” president.

Certainly, the raves she received for Horrible Bosses proves her strength as a character actress.

She won raves for her willingness to dirty up her squeaky-clean image.

See, see, Hodge, how my master raves in commendation of Ralph!

She says, he raves like a madman; and that she finds it absolutely necessary to keep him in ignorance of the truth.

Scott, however, had not studied Lyly sufficiently, and Sir Piercie raves bombastically rather than talks euphuistically.

Because when the mad fit comes upon a girl, she simply raves without rhyme or reason.

And if his daughter weeps and raves, we must e'en stiffen our determination and shut him up.

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On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to raves, such as: applause, credit, distinction, eminence, esteem, and fame.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.