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mad

(mad), This imprecise and outmoded word is best avoided in medical speech and writing. Negative or pejorative connotations may render it offensive in some contexts. A nonmedical, pejorative term for:
1. Rabid.
2. Mentally ill; insane.
[A.S. gemād]

mad

Medspeak-UK
An antiquated term, now used colloquially, for insane or mentally ill. It should not be used in a professional context, as it bears an offensive and pejorative overtone.

Vox populi-US
(1) Angry.
(2) Rabid, frenetic.

MAD

Abbreviation for:
multiple anomalous dispersion

mad

1. Not rational.
2. Angry.
3. Rash, foolish, frantic.
4. Suffering from infection with rabies.
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The return of football season falls into a comfortable and familiar rhythm; the latest Madden NFL game by EA Sports is released, giving rabid fans a chance to get their shouting-at-the-television-screen lung muscles warmed up, and a few weeks later, the real games begin.
Madden NFL 10 utilises the all-new Pro-Tak animation technology that allows quarterbacks to avoid the oncoming rush to extend a play, or step into the pocket to deliver an in-stride pass.
But Madden did tell detectives that he knew that by not putting the cigarettes through the ship's "normal channels" he knew he was acting illegally.
And the industry has seen catastrophe sublimits that are unlike anything anybody else is seeing--for instance, a wind sublimit that Madden admitted will be "a reality that real-estate companies will have to learn to live with."
Mr Woodward, also 32, who earned between pounds 200 and pounds 300 a week at Martyn Madden Cleaning Services, also said a wheel clamp fee had been taken from his wages without being properly authorised.
The tribunal heard Mr Madden denied sending the text message and accused Mr Woodward of making up the allegation.
The victory was one of the highlights of an excellent season that yielded 35 winners for Madden and carried him to the amateur riders' championship.
Appearing at Teesside Magistrates' Court on Monday, Madden, 26, an out of work labourer, pleaded guilty to assault.
Madden served in the Maryland State Senate representing Howard and Prince George's counties from 1995 to 2002 and served as minority leader from 1998 to 2001.
Steve Madden designs, sources and markets fashion-forward footwear and accessories for women, men and children.
Recent Madden games have tried to make the complexity accessible, or as realistic a representation as possible, but Madden 20 focuses on emphasising that essentially physical factor.
There's been a huge focus on quality, polish and most importantly fun in Madden NFL 20, said Seann Graddy, Executive Producer.