Word For The Day. "Mayhem"

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  mayhem  mey-hem, mey-uhm ]

Synonyms:  chaos, disorder, cobfusion, havoc, bedlam, violence, damage, etc.



Definition of mayhem




         1. a state of rowdy disorder:

              Antagonisms between the various factions at the meeting finally boiled over, and mayhem ensued.

         2. random or deliberate violence or damage

    3. Law. the crime of willfully inflicting a bodily injury on another so as to make the victim less capable of self-defense or, under modern statutes, so as to cripple or mutilate the victim.             

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