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This effort to prevent the IRS from cracking down on wealthy tax cheats is being sold in language that echoes the lurid lunacy of the Obama years.
MEET THE NEW TEA PARTY, SAME AS THE OLD TEA PARTYGREG SARGENTJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Today the island is called Roosevelt Island, and there are no more lunatics, though there is some degree of lunacy, especially in the waning days of the pandemic.
GENE WEINGARTEN: NEW YORK, FROM THE BIZARRE TO THE TRULY BIZARREGENE WEINGARTENJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Francis le Moine, an excellent French painter, ran himself through with a sword in a fit of lunacy.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I have been collecting some most valuable information on (looking round at them) lunacy in the—er—county of Devonshire.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
But he is quite a Michelet; the general views, and such a piece of character painting, excellent; but his method sheer lunacy.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Our whole scheme of things indeed is so mixed, that the wonder only is we are not all in a state of chronic lunacy.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Lunacy had always been, and remained, a ground of exception from the prohibition to grant outdoor relief.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
If there is a mentally defective person in such a family, ought the Lunacy Authority to be kept out?
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
In the early part of this session the lord-chancellor gave notice of bills respecting bankruptcy, lunacy, and county courts.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
I knew too well that if I took any legal measures, he would contrive to shift the whole burden of lunacy upon me.
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
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WORDS RELATED TO LUNACY

  • aberration
  • absurdity
  • craziness
  • delirium
  • delusion
  • dementia
  • derangement
  • fanaticism
  • foolishness
  • hysteria
  • irrationality
  • lunacy
  • mania
  • mental disorder
  • mental illness
  • neurosis
  • phobia
  • psychopathy
  • psychosis
  • stupidity
  • unbalance
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