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 for Craze
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Craze \Craze\, v. i.
     1. To be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed;
        to rave; to become insane.
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              She would weep and he would craze.    --Keats.
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     2. To crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Craze \Craze\, n.
     1. Craziness; insanity.
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     2. A strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet.
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              It was quite a craze with him [Burns] to have his
              Jean dressed genteelly.               --Prof.
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     3. A temporary passion or infatuation, as for same new
        amusement, pursuit, or fashion; a fad; as, the bric-a-brac
        craze; the [ae]sthetic craze.
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              Various crazes concerning health and disease. --W.
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     4. (Ceramics) A crack in the glaze or enamel such as is
        caused by exposure of the pottery to great or irregular
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Craze \Craze\ (kr[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crazed
     (kr[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Crazing.] [OE. crasen to break,
     fr. Scand., perh. through OF.; cf. Sw. krasa to crackle,
     sl[*a] i kras, to break to pieces, F. ['e]craser to crush,
     fr. the Scand. Cf. Crash.]
     1. To break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See
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              God, looking forth, will trouble all his host, And
              craze their chariot wheels.           --Milton.
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     2. To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit. [Obs.]
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              Till length of years,
              And sedentary numbness, craze my limbs. --Milton.
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     3. To derange the intellect of; to render insane.
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              Any man . . . that is crazed and out of his wits.
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              Grief hath crazed my wits.            --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always
           follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"
           [syn: fad, craze, furor, furore, cult, rage]
      2: state of violent mental agitation [syn: craze, delirium,
         frenzy, fury, hysteria]
      3: a fine crack in a glaze or other surface
      v 1: cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind [syn: madden,
      2: develop a fine network of cracks; "Crazed ceramics"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  223 Moby Thesaurus words for "craze":
     abandon, abrade, abrasion, band, bar, bark, belt, birthmark,
     blackhead, bleb, blemish, blister, bloody, boutade, brainstorm,
     break, bug, bulla, burn, capriccio, caprice, chafe, check, chic,
     chip, cicatrix, cicatrize, claw, comedo, conceit, concussion,
     crack, crackle, crank, crater, crazy fancy, crazy idea, crotchet,
     cry, cut, deface, defacement, defect, deform, deformation,
     deformity, delirium, dement, derange, disfiguration, disfigure,
     disfigurement, distort, distortion, distract, drive insane,
     drive mad, ecstasy, enthusiasm, enthusiasticalness, fad, faddiness,
     faddishness, faddism, faddist, fancy, fantastic notion, fantasy,
     fascination, fashion, fault, fever, fire and fury, flash burn,
     flaw, flimflam, fool notion, fracture, fray, frazzle, freak,
     freakish inspiration, freckle, frenzy, fret, furor, furore, fury,
     gall, gash, harebrained idea, hemangioma, hickey, humor, hurt,
     hysteria, incise, incision, infatuation, injure, injury,
     intoxication, keloid, kink, lacerate, laceration, last word,
     lentigo, lesion, list, mad, madden, madness, maggot, maim,
     make mad, make mincemeat of, mania, manic-depressive psychosis,
     mar, maul, megrim, milium, mole, mortal wound, mutilate,
     mutilation, needle scar, nevus, notion, novelty, obsession, orgasm,
     orgy, passing fancy, passion, pierce, pimple, pit, pock, pockmark,
     port-wine mark, port-wine stain, puncture, pustule, quirk, rage,
     rapture, ravishment, rend, rent, rift, rip, run, rupture, savage,
     scab, scald, scar, scarify, scorch, scotch, scrape, scratch, scuff,
     sebaceous cyst, second-degree burn, send mad, shatter, skin, slash,
     slit, sore, split, sprain, stab, stab wound, stick, strain,
     strawberry mark, streak, streaking, stria, striation, striature,
     striga, striola, stripe, striping, sty, style, tear,
     tearing passion, thing, third-degree burn, towering rage, toy,
     track, transport, trauma, traumatize, trend, twist, unbalance,
     unhinge, vagary, verruca, vesicle, vogue, wale, warp, wart, weal,
     welt, wen, whim, whim-wham, whimsy, whitehead, wound,
     wounds immedicable, wrench, wrinkle

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