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A party designed to enhance a hallucinogenic experience through music and behavior, which consists of an all-night dance session at a club or party, accompanied by the ingestion of recreational—i.e., not overdose—levels of a designer drug of abuse, ecstasy—MDMA

rave

Rave party Substance abuse A social activity of recent vintage consisting of an all-night dance session at a club or party, often accompanied by the ingestion of recreational doses–ie, not overdose levels–of the 'designer' drug of abuse, ecstasy–MDMA. See Ecstasy.

rave

(rāv) [ME. raven, to be delirious]
1. To talk irrationally, as in delirium.
2. An all-night dance party at which mind-altering drugs, e.g., ecstasy or other amphetamines, are often used.
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If a holiday is basically based on sex, sun, booze and rave-ups you're bound to get some kids that are not going to be able handle that sort of thing.
Roni's big Bristol collective takes no prisoners in these nuclear rave-ups and are well served by celebrity guests including Rage Against The Machine's Zack de la Rocha.
A couple of decades ago, a high proportion of women in their 20s had neither the time nor the money to frequent pubs and rave-ups.
This compilation of the hair-raising Texan's film tunes includes standards (``Blue Skies,'' ``Summer Wind''), neuvo-standards (``Till It Shines,'' ``You've Got a Friend in Me'') and a couple of gospel rave-ups.
Two girls looking forward to raunchy rave-ups on their Club 18- 30 holiday found themselves in a hotel full of OAPs.
Only the mildest traces of Adams' twang roots are evident on this wide-ranging assortment of rollicking rave-ups and sensitive singer-songcraft; emphasis is on percussion, keyboards and electric guitars, and there are more orchestral string and Memphis horn flourishes than pedal steel licks.
Radiohead uses electronics and dance music's breakbeats to create oddly affecting soundscapes that sometimes have more in common with acoustic balladry than rave-ups.
This vivid cinematic concept album by local composer Bobby Tamkin weaves dialogue, spooky Ennio Morricone-influenced faux soundtrack music, rock rave-ups and fake jazz into a hard-boiled pulp tale of paranoia.
Binaural,'' the first PJ album to feature ex-Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron, is a diverse 13-song collection that veers from mournful tunes like the first single ``Nothing as It Seems'' (words and music by bassist Jeff Ament) to Who-inspired rave-ups such as the title track.
His shows shift between his gorgeous ballads of despair and randy rave-ups that Isaak introduces with long, rambling, spontaneous and screamingly funny stories.
Alternating between rave-ups (``Church,'' ``She's No Lady'') and delicate gems (``Nobody Knows Me,'' ``If I Had a Boat''), ``Live'' neatly sums up the first 10 years of Lovett's career.
The first seven tracks, in fact - the band's earliest demos, including the rave-ups ``Drugstore Cowboy'' and ``Rattlesnake Mama,'' and three outtakes from the first album's sessions - amply show the spunk and fire that Lone Justice had for a brief moment in time.