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mania
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The Fountainhead
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mania
Used in
The Fountainhead
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  • People could not tell whether it was a sport, a mania or a systematic pursuit.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She waited for it to come, with the feverish intensity of a sudden mania; she counted the days; she watched the rare trucks on the road beyond the lawn.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I don't like it when there's a system behind it, a kind of special purpose, like a lot of little trickles dribbling along, all innocently, and pretty soon they make a little stream, and it all fits pat, and pretty soon…" "Getting a persecution mania, Alvah?"  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: mania surrounding the big event
as in: the mania of manic depression
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