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rave

[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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To pay off Chautala, Dev, Devi, Aditya and Gaurav decide to host a rave party with one of Cheeni's minions.
Clark University sent out an advisory to students and is involved in sending out similar messages to students at other local campuses, particularly in light of the rave party planned at a Worcester nightclub on Saturday and a rave concert by Barstool Blackout at the DCU Center on Sept.
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ACOUNCIL gained an injunction yesterday to prevent a huge unauthorised rave party on a town's beaches.
Goa Tourists caught at rave party sites in Goa could henceforth be forced to do community service, an official said on Monday.
In Pune, 280 people were arrested during a predawn raid on a rave party in March 2007.
This winning scheme, by local firm 5468796 Architecture, responds to the relatively short season of events, producing what it describes as an 'interactive sculpture' when not in use, that could easily shift from 'a venue for a rave party to a quiet pavilion'.
He played at the first Love Parade rave party in 1989 in Ku'damm Berlin.
A beach rave party advertised on a social networking website will not take place, police said.
We're delighted to be performing in the city that's home to the rave party as we know it," said singer Earl Samuel Dust.
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