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Word: demented

Definition: insane


Sentences Containing 'demented'

Every living creature there held life as of no account, and was demented with a passionate readiness to sacrifice it.

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::: coiffure - hairstyle
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::: defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
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::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock