From all sides the horizon drew near in black walls across which the heat-lightning wrote in rageful zigzags.
His first impulse was out of the natural heart, rageful, wounded vanity spurring it on.
However, he had done so with such a rageful appetite, that in a quarter of a century he had again doubled the family fortune.
Whereat they were all sore aggrieved and rageful, and resolved that they would have yet another trial at Easter.
Many, not having slept for three nights, had reached a state of hallucination, and walked about in a rageful dream.
He met the stern look in Odin's eyes and the rageful look in Thor's eyes with smiling good humor.
From somewhere in the dense timber along the river came a sudden, rageful, shivering wail.
Lepailleur shouted those words in such accents of rageful despair that Mathieu, full of compassion, made bold to intervene.
c.1300, "madness, insanity; fit of frenzy; anger, wrath; fierceness in battle; violence of storm, fire, etc.," from Old French rage, raige "spirit, passion, rage, fury, madness" (11c.), from Medieval Latin rabia, from Latin rabies "madness, rage, fury," related to rabere "be mad, rave" (cf. rabies, which originally had this sense), from PIE *rebh- "violent, impetuous" (cf. Old English rabbian "to rage"). Similarly, Welsh (cynddaredd) and Breton (kounnar) words for "rage, fury" originally meant "hydrophobia" and are compounds based on the word for "dog" (Welsh ci, plural cwn; Breton ki). In 15c.-16c. it also could mean "rabies." The rage "fashion, vogue" dates from 1785.
mid-13c., "to play, romp," from rage (n.). Meanings "be furious; speak passionately; go mad" first recorded c.1300. Of things from 1530s. Related: Raged; raging.
A good party: This is a rage, man (Australian 1980+, Canadian 1990s+)