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maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence