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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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POLICE have shut down a Bank Holiday rave sparking a mixed response from the public.
'Scooby and the Rave Years' will be broadcast on the BBC Scotland channel this week.
Becca said: "The aim is to give people with learning difficulties the opportunity to go to a 'proper rave.'.
"Raves can cause anxiety to the community they are held in, and if not dealt with swiftly, are difficult to stop due to the sheer numbers of people involved.
"The Cellar Door sound and lighting crews from SR Productions and Spartan Audio will be bringing the best sound and visuals to transform the barn into a typically intense Cellar Door event space where the resident Undercover DJs and friends will be building the night from House music into a crescendo of Techno, with the odd club and rave classic thrown in for good measure."
The rave took place in a forest between the village of Llanfynydd and the hamlet of Nantyffin, in the Brechfa area of north Carmarthenshire.
Big Fish Little Fish is hosting a Halloween themed rave in Birmingham - featuring rave legend Mark Archer of Altern-8.
Petersburg in Russia, Palienkar said he spoke to North Goa District Superintendent of Police to demand a ban on rave parties and other late-night events.
Earlier this year Northumbria Police issued warnings about the dangers of illegal raves after trespassers held parties in an Ouseburn sewer and inside the Tyne Bridge.
"We are known all around the world for our nightlife in the region." She added: "I'm hoping to see lots of rave mams and dads letting their hair down and throwing some shapes with their little ones on the dance floor to help revive some of their own younger experiences."
In the article, the author writes Dizzying, trippy, sexy, or downright odd; there are a slew of different ways one can perceive modern rave fashion wear or club wear, but with so much stimulation going on in this segment of the fashion industry, it makes sense that it can all become rather confusing for anyone trying to throw together the perfect ensemble.