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madman

A regional slang term for phencyclidine (PCP), which refers to the frenetic response typically associated with its use.
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In Jackson's interpretation of the play, the madmen serve to increase our sympathy for the duchess (a convincing argument once his study has established the charitable nature of group madness).
The grotesque world of the asylum may seem amusing at first, but the smile disappears when, in the second act, one of the madmen breaks through a window in a hopeless attempt at longed-for freedom.
What will happen to us if madmen such as Saddam Hussein are allowed to continue to produce nuclear weapons?
by the end, stripped of everything, he's reduced to scrawling on walls with his own blood and feces and dictating his literature through madmen.
Madmen proposes to accomplish for that history of Surrealism in the generation that follows.
Whipping up hysteria is the way of madmen and leads to further terrorism.
Host David Macaulay, who previously explained ``The Way Things Work'' on PBS, returns with this paean to projects writ large and the dreamers and madmen behind them.
The images--of paired corpses, madmen, men in pain, a man without eyes--may be frightful and abhorrent, but every limb and torso is lovingly rendered.
Horace Greeley, John Quincy Adams and the rest of the abolitionists - reckless madmen, obviously on the wrong side of history - ban 'em.
The Angels tasted live action for the first time this spring, playing an intrasquad game Tuesday, the Temps against the Madmen.