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noun as in lunatic

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The problem with the madman strategy, of course, is that both sides can play it, setting up a catastrophic game of Chicken.

Federal prosecutors have described the Capitol rioters as a fringe group of violent extremists, conspiracy theorists and madmen.

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In 2012, the nation was horrified when a madman massacred 20 little girls and boys and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Liu had been married just two months before and his wife now stood in this Brooklyn hospital, a sudden widow because of a madman.

By giving an artistic veto to a madman, we submit to the mindset of a slave.

In 1997, the influential Italian designer was killed by a madman on a killing spree.

But to dismiss this as a case of a lone “madman” would be a mistake.

A madman has just ravaged an elementary school in Connecticut, leaving 20 children and six faculty dead in his wake.

Would she let Alessandro become a raging madman, and finally kill both himself and her?

Vile aniseed brandy—liquid fire—was sold cheap, and many a man who began the day cool and sober ended it as a raving madman.

"It is a madman," declared the servant, and flattened herself against the hedge.

He dragged the blackened brush through a vessel of clear water, then brandished it like the madman Mata thought him.

But I declare this king worthy of being confined as a madman if he were so atrociously besotted.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to madman, such as: lunatic, maniac, psychopath, bedlamite, cuckoo, and looney.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.