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maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
conflagration - great fire
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
horde - crowd; swarm
stipend - pay for services
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful