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 Meanings and Examples of RAVE
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 v.  speak wildly, irrationally; speak or write with wild enthusiasm
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  "Oh, you rave, sir," exclaimed Villefort, in vain endeavoring to escape the net in which he was taken.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 103. Maximilian.
2  I think I rave in a kind of exquisite delirium.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
3  But her fears seemed the uglier, thus shorn of their vagueness; and besides, she had to act, not rave.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
4  The form of the monster on whom I had bestowed existence was forever before my eyes, and I raved incessantly concerning him.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
5  Compeyson's wife and me took him up to bed agen, and he raved most dreadful.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLII
6  The more I raved, the more Jip barked.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
7  In the back kitchen, I raved as became me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
8  She was very amiable during the walk back, and raved much over Edna's appearance in her bathing suit.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XVI
9  He raved, and swore his determination to get hold of me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
10  At one time he raved and blasphemed; and at another howled and tore his hair.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
11  I must have raved to and fro, screaming and crying upon God and Fate.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In V
12  He remembered the black days when he had raved like a madman because the child was alive and the mother was dead.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
13  Sister Agatha, who is a good creature and a born nurse, tells me that he raved of dreadful things whilst he was off his head.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
14  At each succeeding phase of improvement, which became more and more pronounced, the grandfather raved.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
15  It was a low kind of self-will in her, a raving sort of self-will: like in a woman who drinks.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
Example Sentence:
1  Now I understand why travelers rave about Lapland.
2  I am a great fan of rave music.
3  The designer has received rave reviews from such arbiters of taste as Elle magazine.
4  The patient began to rave incoherently at the nurses.
5  The play received rave reviews from the critics.
6  The fact is nobody takes them seriously when they rave about their ideal.
7  Hoping for a rave review of his new show, the playwright was miserable when saw the critics pan it unanimously.