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Word: maniacal

Definition: raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm


Sentences Containing 'maniacal'

Everywhere was tumult, exultation, deafening and maniacal bewilderment, astounding noise, yet furious dumb show.
Favreau appeared in 2000's "The Replacements" as maniacal linebacker Daniel Bateman, and that same year he played himself in "The Sopranos" episode "D-Girl", as a Hollywood director who feigns interest in developing mob associate Christopher Moltisanti's screenplay in order to collect material for his own screenplay.
It starred Fabian as Luke Freeman, a maniacal axe-wielding serial killer with Dianne Foster as Sally Wagner and Philip Abbott as Oliver West. The drama was adapted from Tom Wicker's 1961 novel, "The Judgment".
Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men.
The young actress's eagerness to act was, in her own words, "next to maniacal".
This linked in with the game’s humour, particularly the minion’s personality and charm, with "GameSpy" complimenting "the maniacal Gremlin-esque voices and actions of the minions, making them at once both intimidating and strangely endearing", with the added feature of naming and resurrecting certain minions that resulted in "a surprising attachment."
You have to be a reasonable adult or a maniacal party road machine.” Death.

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