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craze

(krāz)
v. crazed, crazing, crazes
v.tr.
To cause to become mentally deranged or obsessed.
v.intr.
To become mentally deranged or obsessed.
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Crazed driver Martin Altamirano crashed into their mum's car at 100mph and killed her in the US.
A CRAZED cabbie shot dead 12 people and injured 25 others in a three-hour horror gun rampage yesterday.
A FATHER-of-four has described how he pleaded for his life during a frenzied knife attack by a crazed robber.
He teams up with two other survivors: Tom, a middle-aged gay man, and Alice, a teenager who barely escaped her mother's crazed clutches.
[aren't] singularly crazed and incomprehensibly vicious masterminds of evil" He omits bin Laden's own words that condemn him as a crazed zealot whose view of the cause of Mideast malaise ignores reality and is warped by monotheistic fanaticism (which Buell conveniently downplays since he is addressing Humanists).
Like Whiting, Ha Jin's 1999 National Book Award-winning novel about a Red Army doctor who battles 18 years of bureaucratic indifference to obtain a contested divorce, The Crazed is a novel about shunted possibilities.
The residual mechanical properties of crazed polycarbonate were then correlated to the crazing stress, relative craze density and strain rate.
EVIL BRUTE Derrick Bird shot dead 12 people in a crazed spree GUNNED DOWN Officers stand guard over one body yesterday
STARS of the new Harry Potter film The Prisoner of Azkaban have been pestered by crazed stalkers.
The Design of Experiments (DOE) approach was used to build quantitative empirical models of the residual mechanical properties of crazed polycarbonate as functions of relative craze density, crazing stress, and strain rate.
THIS is the moment Gordon Ramsay really had something to swear about as a crazed chef threatens him with a knife.
Hockings and Task have separately attempted to quantify the damage on a crazed surface by detecting the amount of a directional test light reflected by the craze openings [8, 9].