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madman

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a person who seeks out very dangerous or foolhardy adventures with no apparent fear
  • as far as I'm concerned, anyone who likes skydiving is a madman

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“Madman.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/madman. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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