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maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
distend - expand; swell out
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious