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English Vocabulary

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Understand the definitions:

  1. Mad:
    • Very foolish (Ex. "That was rather mad of you, challenging Dracula to a blood-drinking contest.")
    • Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion (Ex. "When he saw the wine glasses filled with red liquid, the vampire was swept away in a mad whirl of giddiness.")
    • Affected with madness or insanity (Ex. "Upon arriving at the scene, the doctor, taking one look at the waxen, heavily draped creature which lay twitching nervously in the corner, pronounced his patient as being 'quite mad.'").
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Consider how many things you are comparing.

Use 'worse' if you're comparing two things: "I think eggplant is worse than squash, but that's just my opinion."

Use 'worst' if you're comparing multiple things: "I disagree. Eggplant and boiled cabbage are both vile, but squash is the worst!"