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[WPI] 1. To persist in discussing a specific subject.

2. To speak authoritatively on a subject about which one knows very little.

3. To complain to a person who is not in a position to correct the difficulty.

4. To purposely annoy another person verbally.

5. To evangelise. See flame.

6. Also used to describe a less negative form of blather, such as friendly bullshitting. "Rave" differs slightly from flame in that "rave" implies that it is the persistence or obliviousness of the person speaking that is annoying, while flame implies somewhat more strongly that the tone or content is offensive as well.
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Rave will provide additional resources to the company.
The rave is being organised by Masq Events and will take place at the Brickworks venue, in Eberle Street, on Friday, from 10pm until 4am.
He said: "Rant & Rave are at the forefront of a transformation that is redefining how organisations interact with their customers and differentiate themselves from their competition.
Most notably the study found that use of illicit drugs other than marijuana was about 20% higher among rave attendees compared to nonattendees.
The Rave Guardian Campus Safety App, a patented application which uses Rave's public safety-grade infrastructure and technology, transforms mobile phones into personal safety devices that engages an entire campus community in safety and policing efforts.
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She adds, " There is no denying that drugs can happen at a rave party but not all rave parties mean drugs.
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The systems feature the latest Intel technologies and graphics options from NVIDIA and ATI and incorporate an efficient power supply to assist in reducing power consumption while maintaining performance, together with a custom thermally controlled cooling system to ensure the best possible airflow to help preserve component life, according to Rave.
Rave, along with partner Sprint, has just signed another client, Georgia Gwinnett College.
Rave fans from the Netherlands, France and Germany were among 300 people who joined an illegal party for 300 people held at Betws Common, near Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, over the weekend.