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- adj. Of, or pertaining to the maenad
- adj. Excessively wild or emotional.
He was lying tightly restrained on his back while some maenadic space-sprite executed a victory dance on his chest.
Lynch, a torch in her hand, her hair in maenadic dishevelment, leading on a mob to set fire to a town.
The prim, obliterated, polite surface of life, and the broad, bawdy and orgiastic -- or maenadic -- foundations, form a spectacle to which no habit reconciles me.
When he and his brothers arrived at Heathrow in 1972 they were set upon by maenadic teenyboppers, who tore clumps of hair from Jermaine's scalp, robbed Michael of a shoe and almost choked him by tugging the opposite ends of his scarf.)