"rages" in the noun sense
1. fury, rage, madness
a feeling of intense anger
"hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"
"his face turned red with rage"
a state of extreme anger
"she fell into a rage and refused to answer"
3. rage, passion
something that is desired intensely
"his rage for fame destroyed him"
violent state of the elements
"the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks"
5. fad, craze, furor, furore, cult, rage
an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
"he always follows the latest fads"
"it was all the rage that season"
"rages" in the verb sense
1. ramp, rage, storm
behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
be violent as of fires and storms
feel intense anger
"Rage against the dying of the light!"
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