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rabid

adjective uk   /ˈræb.ɪd/ us  

rabid adjective (HAVING RABIES)

suffering from rabies: a rabid dog

rabid adjective (UNREASONABLE)

disapproving having and expressing extreme and unreasonable feelings: The attack is believed to have been carried out by a group of rabid anti-semites. a rabid feminist
rabidly
adverb uk   /-li/ disapproving us  
in an extreme and unreasonable way
Translations of “rabid”
in Chinese (Traditional) 極端的, 過激的, 狂熱的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极端的, 过激的, 狂热的…
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