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The term ‘raging’ is most commonly used to express an activity of movement that is quite violent, wild, or uncontrollable. Particularly with regards to something natural such as the spread of fire or flow of water. It can also be used in a similar sense to ‘roaring’ to describe something that is prosperous.
Sales numbers prove that our latest product has been a raging success.
The fire raged for days and ended up bringing down the whole building.
Mary has a raging temperature, so she’s stayed in bed for the past few days.