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pe ruh naw i ak

  • n  a person afflicted with paranoia

  • He is known to surround himself with paranoiac security.
  • Osborn draws a fat club member with the tight emptiness of a blown-up sheep bladder, a paranoiac as a jungle of harsh lines straining inside a box.
  • But the man who will do or say anything to nail Bill Clinton suddenly has the worst problem a paranoiac can have: He keeps making more enemies.

  • Al Hunt in Los Angeles Times
    The most talented and resilient politician of this generation,Hunt writes, "has damaged his standing with gaffes, political miscalculations and a series of paranoiac, volcanic eruptions. A common question these days among political...
  • Jonathan Lethem in
    It's not even a single manuscript, in a sense. It's an amassing or a compilation of late-night all-night sessions of him taking on the universe, mano a mano, with the tools of the English language and his own paranoiac investigations,Lethem...
  • Houshang Golshiri in New Statesman
    There was only one gallery in Tehran that dared show certain works of mine,says Golshiri, who describes Iran as "our paranoiac state".

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