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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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But in popular imagination, trance equals rave equals drugs.
They are popular in Spain and Portugal and there's a really big rave coming up in Greece soon.
Those were Ecstasy's early days, when psychologists were still trumpeting the drug's potential as a therapeutic aid (those trumpets have since faded) and it was mostly discussed as part of the rave culture--a culture which psychologists and cops alike regarded with the bewildered, an-thropological interest of Stanley peering into the Congo for the first time.
filed a bill in the last Congress called the RAVE Act (it stands for Reducing Americans' Vulnerability to Ecstasy), which would hold property owners and promoters liable for drug use on their premises.
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For those of us who remember the late 1950s, Holly had a hit record (yes, I mean hit "record") called Rave On.
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