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Friday, 18 November 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Rabid

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Rabid: adjective – raging, furious, madly violent in nature or behaviour; unreasoning, fanatical; affected with rabies; concerning the nature of rabies.

'When in affected countries, tourists are advised against stroking or touching stray animals in case they are rabid.'

'I was at a meeting the other night and that moronic preacher, you know the one with the loud voice and staring eyes, was spouting his doctrine of intolerance in such rabid terms that everyone left before he'd finished.'

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