Origin of rabid
OTHER WORDS FROM rabidrab·id·i·ty [ruh-bid-i-tee, ra-], /rəˈbɪd ɪ ti, ræ-/, rab·id·ness, nounrab·id·ly, adverb
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How to use rabid in a sentence
The American owners must be wondering where they went wrong, especially as closed sports models back home reap billions but also attract rabid fan bases.European Soccer's American Owners Tried to Form a U.S.-Style 'Super League.' It Hasn't Gone Well|Sean Gregory|April 20, 2021|Time
Whether this was a bold act of corporate leadership—or the equivalent of closing the digital barn door after the rabid horse had already kicked the stable manager in the head and flung its rider to the ground—is a complex question.As Americans Crave Stability After Capitol Attack, CEOs Step Into the Leadership Void|Eben Shapiro|January 17, 2021|Time
Peak Design has a rabid fan following and crushes all of its new-product launches on Kickstarter because it always leads with well-conceived products.The Most Coveted Gear of 2020, According to Our Editors|Will Taylor, Jeremy Rellosa, Ariella Gintzler, and Maren Larsen|December 9, 2020|Outside Online
The removal of rabid opposing fans certainly could have lifted something off the shoulders of shooters in do-or-die scenarios.These NBA Playoffs Are All About The Clutch Shooters|Josh Planos|October 5, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
In January of 2015, I was still a practicing attorney, um, and I had no connection whatsoever to the entertainment field, other than the fact that I was a rabid consumer of film.How Did April Reign Create The Hashtag #OscarsSoWhite?|Candice Bradley|September 24, 2020|Everything After Z
As soon as I broke the line, the kids whom I had been standing next to turned rabid on me.
This method works for TB, for cholera, for rabid animals—for just about everything.
Which is why his efforts to justify his rabid consumption of football wind up feeling so slippery and convoluted.Forget the Wife Beating—Are You Ready for Some Football?|Steve Almond|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But once EV-68 fizzles out, surely something new will fill its place in the rabid 24-hour all-crisis-all-the-time news cycle.
Given the hoops mania, though, the gym is the largest in the state, capable of holding 3,000-plus rabid fans.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are not the figures of any rabid Socialist making frenzied guesses.The Common Sense of Socialism|John Spargo
On one occasion much alarm was occasioned by one of them becoming rabid, rushing violently at and biting animals and people.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
Rabid diatribes appeared in "The Light," and incessant scenes took place at the municipal sessions.The Fourth Estate, vol. 2|Armando Palacio Valds
Georges Clemenceau has been a rabid foe to Religion and to the Church from the very beginning of his political career.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
He saw standing in front of the schoolhouse four men, and they were the worst and most rabid Tories in the settlement.The Dare Boys in Virginia|Stephen Angus Cox