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Owner David Tepper is known to be both aggressive and maniacal in his desire to land a franchise quarterback.What to know from NFL Week 7: The Bengals are for real and the Chiefs are in real trouble|Adam Kilgore|October 25, 2021|Washington Post
Especially lacking, he said was the "maniacal" focus on manufacturing that had been a hallmark since Intel's founding.Intel CEO blames predecessors for manufacturing woes|Ina Fried|October 18, 2021|Axios
I got through it by taking off my glasses so I couldn’t see the vehicles hurtling toward us, while Neil maintained a death-grip on the steering wheel, maniacal smile firmly in place.
Pough, a former captain of the Howard football team who had brief stints with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns, has his own maniacal-type energy and was determined not to let Reese check out mentally.Maryland’s high-scoring offense adds another weapon with the return of Angel Reese|Kareem Copeland|March 10, 2021|Washington Post
The low pay, the poor lights, the fleabag hotels, the maniacal fans, the hopelessness of it all.The Great Paul Hemphill Celebrates the Long Gone Birmingham Barons|Paul Hemphill|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His bland take on the icon is nothing like his maniacal turns in American Psycho or The Fighter.Ben Affleck Isn’t the Worst Thing to Happen to Batman|Sujay Kumar|August 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Al Qaeda," presented as such, would be rejected out of hand as a gang of maniacal barbarians.Is Syria Being 'Lebanized' or is Lebanon Being 'Syrianized'?|Hussein Ibish|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Protest all you want about giving someone else a chance, but that maniacal laugh alone deserves its own little trophy.2012 Emmy Awards: Our Predictions for Who Will Win|Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez|September 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The episode “Crawl Space,” in which Walter discovers the money is gone and breaks into maniacal laughter, was a critical favorite.Emmy-Nominated Actress Anna Gunn, ‘Breaking Bad’s Skyler White, Tells All|Maria Elena Fernandez|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He could tool a heap like a maniacal genius born with a steering wheel in his hands.
Because of this, maniacal patients should be guarded with quite as much care as those suffering from melancholia.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
There is no telling what the next move of this maniacal avenger will be.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit|Burt L. Standish
But on his return to Rome the powerful personality of Taurus Antinor soon imposed itself upon the fierce and maniacal despot.
"Tell me more—tell me——" he bellowed at last, during an interval between two of these maniacal spasms.