rage against

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rage against (someone or something)

To protest, criticize, or vent angrily about someone or something. I spent a lot of my teenage years raging against my parents, but looking back, I gave them way more grief than they deserved. Employees has formed a picket line outside of the company as they rage against proposed cuts to their pay and pension schemes.
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rage against someone or something

to vent one's anger about someone or something; to criticize someone or something severely. She exhausted herself raging against Judy. Mary is raging about the office politics again.
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rage against

To protest something angrily or violently: The marching protestors were raging against the new taxes.
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References in classic literature ?
He came running up to the two Ajaxes and said, "I have sent Antilochus to the ships to tell Achilles, but rage against Hector as he may, he cannot come, for he cannot fight without armour.
See how they storm and rage against the gate, while some rear ladders, and others, line after line, sweep the walls with their arrows.
Of course he was delighted to get hold of someone upon whom to vent his rage against things in general.
Nevertheless, the pain of his bleeding legs, lacerated by Jerry and Michael, maintained his rage against dogs.
Jon and Tracy Morter launched the successful Facebook campaign for Rage Against the Machine Rage against the Machine, fronted by Zack de la Rocha (left) clinched the Christmas No 1 spot ahead of X-Factor winner Joe McElderry (above) - to the disappointment of pop mogul Simon Cowell (right)
Beaming Joe - neck and neck with US rockers Rage Against the Machine in the race for Christmas No 1 - told the Sunday Mirror last night: "I'm so excited to be going away.
Rage Against The X Factor: Last week we reported that around 2/3 of us were unhappy with the thought of the X Factor winner landing the Christmas No 1 spot, and this week we've been doing something about it.
SIR Paul McCartney has told how he beat chart contenders Rage Against The Machine in getting the first f-word to number one - by "mistake".
A FIRM favourite to enjoy a debut No1 on Sunday, despite a strong challenge from Rage Against The Machine.
The firm have cut Rage Against The Machine to 100-30 second-favourites after a campaign on the popular cyberstalking website Facebook.
OXEGEN have announced the full line-up for its three-day festival, headed by Kings of Leon, REM, and Rage Against the Machine.
RAGE Against The Machine widened the gap over X Factor winner Joe McElderry in the battle for the Christmas number one yesterday, building up a lead of more than 60,000 sales.