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madhouses

noun
plural of madhouse

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1 a place where insane people are cared for
  • it was hard to believe that this place with the bright cheery walls was really a madhouse

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2 a place of uproar or confusion
  • our house is always a madhouse on school mornings, with five kids and two dogs running around

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“Madhouses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/madhouses. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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