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maniac

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1 a person judged to be legally or medically insane
  • they should permanently put away the maniac who is responsible for these kidnappings

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2 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something
  • I'm a maniac for anything flavored with peppermint

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The first known use of maniac was circa 1763

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“Maniac.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maniac. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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