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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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"Yesterday, when the Special Investigation Team was present in Kasol at 11:30 PM, information was received that Pratap Singh will be organising a rave party with foreign tourists in the jungles between Kasol and Choz without permission and that drugs and alcohol will be consumed during the party," an official statement said.
The rave party, traditionally called "Disco sa Kalye," is a street party that caps the Tnalak Festival and usually lasts until the wee hours.
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.
A spokesman said: "Quest was started by rave party goers.
Mumbai: South African cricket player Wayne Parnell who was a wanted accused to be a part of a 'rave party' during the last Indian Premier League, surrendered before a local court.
Had she somehow visited some future rave party via a time slip?
“And since you can't stage a Rave Party without flashing, neon lights… our fishnets and leg warmers reflect those pulsating, wild neon colors in order to match the action on the dance floor.”
Attackers had left the premises by the time police got information of the incident and they ran in to the locals who had gathered at the spot on rumours that a rave party was going on there.
Coast Guard icebreaker Healy staged a rave party inside the ship's helicopter hangar, complete with fog machines, throbbing music, fluorescent lights, twirling glow sticks, and a charcoal grill for an indoor cookout.
But Hamilton was again involved in a rave party without permits about two weeks after Rasmussen's order.
FOUR international DJs will host the first Tokyo8 UK party of the year at a UV rave party Project Chemikal tomorrow night.
ACOUNCIL gained an injunction yesterday to prevent a huge unauthorised rave party on a town's beaches.