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mayhem

(mā′hĕm)
1. Interpersonal violence or disfigurement.
2. Chaos (e.g., in the organization of the workplace, in the administration of clinical, managerial, or research activities).
3. Physiological disruption (e.g., by a virulent infection or a severe metabolic illness).
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ROCKERS Ball of Mayhem, Jack White, Dave and Terry Chrisp and Stephen Cochrane.
Mayhem doesn't get much more fun than ``Kung Fu Hustle'' makes it.
Hitting the front at the third turn, Monleek Mayhem simply pulled right away from the opposition to score by just under four lengths in a slick 23.
Those who hot foot it past the first audition stage will be invited to perform in one of eight semi-finals to audiences of thousands and the two finalists will attend the MAOAM Dance Mayhem final in October.
Price was sentenced to four years in state prison for the mayhem count and received an additional 20 years for an allegation of personal use of a firearm, officials said.
He predicted the Kids would go on causing mayhem for ``some time to come''.
THE VERDICT: I'll happily admit to getting nervous just at the DVD menu (nervy torchlight and spooky music) but there are solid chills here if monster mayhem is your bag.
BORED housewife Roberta Glass (Rosanna Arquette) causes mayhem when she tracks down what's behind some intriguing ads in the personal columns.
LOS ANGELES -- Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Friday the completion of the company's chilling sweepstakes and ad campaign for the DVD release of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment's cult following horror hit movie "Pathology," starring actors Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes/Rocky Balboa), Michael Weston (House, The Dukes of Hazzard), and Alyssa Milano (Charmed/My Name Is Earl).
SUBURBAN MAYHEM follows the story of teenage mother Katrina Skinner who is stuck in suburbia with her toddler daughter and her devoted dad.
com have teamed up with music magazine TV Hits to launch MAOAM Dance Mayhem, a competition to find Brum's next big under-18 dancer.
In the aftermath of the worst loyalist rioting for years, Mr Ahern claimed the mayhem was deliberately orchestrated to intimidate nationalists who now feared for the future.