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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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The seething reaction to personal experience of tyranny in Madmen is rather visible and made more so by the linguistic coinages of Old Man, the satiric character in the play whose bombastic outbursts set the pace for the author's linguistic approach in the play.
While Jonson invested in the power of the poet and his theater to "cure" social madness (especially the "humours" of London's citizens), Shakespeare contends that madmen (especially his transparently Jonsonian Malvolio) are ultimately deserving of our pity, and that it is perhaps the gallants/poets themselves who need curing.
Death and the Kings Horseman and Madmen and Specialists he reads as "idealist illusion," as anti-progressive fatalism, and as "reconciliation with the status quo.
Created by Double Fine Productions, Inc, an independent development studio founded by Tim Schafer, the visionary designer of award-winning titles Grim Fandango and Full Throttle, Psychonauts thrusts players into a third-person psychic odyssey across thirteen incredibly unique levels: three set in the real world and 10 set inside the mental worlds of misfits, monsters and madmen.
At first I thought I'd walked on to a film set, because there in front of the till with black masks on and guns aimed at the cashier were two madmen.
Still, you've got to be careful because this ballot was designed by genius political consultant madmen bent on world domination, and if Jeff cuts the wrong wire first, he could blow our democracy right out the window.
Madmen proposes to accomplish for that history of Surrealism in the generation that follows.
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.
Until it finally hits home, it's hard to take the threat of distant, bearded madmen seriously, as Spain and the rest of Europe now are realizing.