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  • Stay away from her. She’s dangerous and demented.
  • Some demented killer has declared open season on people in nice cars.
  • You seriously have a demented view of reality, Brit.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • As demented as he seemed, he did have a way with words.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy

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  • they carted him off to the City Home, where they keep old people who are helpless or demented.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • I went through a demented phase when I thought that roses should cover everything and pink was a great color.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • One piglet, with a demented shriek, rushed into the sea trailing Roger’s spear behind it.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • He is absolutely mad for he has to pass through the barrage; but this lightning that lowers somewhere above us all has struck him and made him demented.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Never before had he seen her lose control like this; she looked quite demented.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • He was a full-blooded Indian, untamed, illiterate, and endowed with quiet wiles and a messianic vocation that aroused a demented fanaticism in his men.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude

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  • CHAPTER ONE:  Dudley Demented
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The demented soul who was my physical therapist laughed and high-fived me the first time I burst into tears when I was rehabbing my knee.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • They looked evil, like giant, demented, human-eating insects wrapped in plastic.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • The thought was demented.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Enoch laughed dementedly.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • She raised her head and eyed them speculatively for a moment, then waded back to shore, where she proceeded to act as if she had suddenly become demented.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Then it was running, tearing down the hillside with demented abandon.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • The giant crack that splits the wall zigzags through the angel’s face, making it look demented.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • She made a demented face as she continued eating.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Summer has nearly two months to run, but the shooting field, covered in feathers, has a look of gray, demented autumn.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Wringer
  • I had never met the man, but many of my white friends had pictured him as a malignant tumor, demented, loco, a drug addict, an incompetent, a carpetbagger, an unregenerated liar who should have his gonads cut off and hung like two trophies in the chamber of commerce building.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • In these demented fantasies I was prevented from immediate copulation on the Abercrombie & Fitch hammock only by the sudden arrival in the garden of Thornton Wilder.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "He was demented," says my father.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • How could I bring myself to be happy, when Frank must be demented with worry?
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • It was curious that they all put up with it, his demented, frenetic tune, but no one said a word to him.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Only without the murder by the demented serial killer that followed.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • So the sound she’d heard had been wings rather than demented passion.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Courtney Love, in her demented destructionist way.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • On the other hand, if Maryse looked angry, the Inquisitor looked positively demented.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • Another pause, and he broke out again like one demented.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • Every living creature there held life as of no account, and was demented with a passionate readiness to sacrifice it.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • It’s demented, so it has to defeat itself.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • What sort of demonstration, you demented freak?
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • He smiled, but his expression was off somehow, a grotesque and demented caricature of what it was supposed to be.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • "You can’t have any notion of how demented this is."
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • You have to know how demented Dennis and Norton are to understand that when I told them Angelo Pignati caught on Lorraine was a phony and hung up, they believed it.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • He will think I am demented, no doubt.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • This new expression was one of utter horror mingled with an almost demented hope.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • Furious, she gave him her widest, brightest smile-holding it long enough to make him shift with unease-and then curtsied as deeply as a servant, never letting her demented grimace waver.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • And . oh, yes — I’ve killed our grandfather, the demented old Baron.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • For months she had been asking herself what strategy could reconcile this half-demented boy to living among them again.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • He has recently escaped from Dr Eustace’s private asylum for demented gentlemen.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • I thought to myself, surely I must get rid of a demented man, who already has in some degree turned the tongues, if not the heads of myself and clerks.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • The, Dwarf, bearing his demented and wildly lighted eyes, made his way south on Main Street.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • You stood in the blackness and when they came with their baying hounds they thought her demented.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • I think I was half prepared, in my dark, demented state, to see God, bearded and gray as geometry, scowling down at me, shaking his bloodless finger.
    John Gardner  --  Grendel
  • Go and support poor Mr. Beebe—, he is nearly demented.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • It was a demented trip.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Luminous these were too, beautiful and yet horrible of shape, like the demented forms in an uneasy dream; and they gave forth a faint sickening charnel-smell; an odour of rottenness filled the air.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
  • He gave such a strange account of himself that he was supposed demented.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
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