Rab"id (rab"id), a. [L. rabidus, from rabere to rave. See Rage, n.]
Furious; raging; extremely violent.
The rabid flight
Of winds that ruin ships.
Extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; as, a rabid socialist.
Affected with the distemper called rabies; mad; as, a rabid dog or fox.
Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia; as, rabid virus.
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