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The doctor prescribed Adrenalin.
  "fight or flight" stimulating hormone secreted by the adrenal gland in response to stress
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adrenaline Adrenalin
Doctors are more likely to use the term "epinephrine" (possibly shortened to epi or EP). "Adrenalin" as a proper noun without the ending "e" is a trademark name for the same chemical.
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  • The doctor prescribed Adrenalin.
  • Struggling, bursting with adrenaline, he finally found an open spot to get his feet under him and ran with all his power.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • ...instead of feeling an adrenaline rush, I felt sick inside.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • I felt totally wired on adrenaline, just nuts.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment

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  • There was no adrenaline, no danger.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • My adrenaline surges, my training kicking in, telling me to attack the Augur, to rid myself of this threat.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • My adrenaline turned up a notch.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • A rush of adrenaline shoots through my body as I look down at his hand, still holding on to mine, still holding on to the volume button.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • Thomas felt a rush of adrenaline.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • They are high on adrenaline, and often high on illegal substances as well.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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  • Thomas gasped for air, his chest heaving as adrenaline throbbed through his body.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • I finished half the bottle sitting on her sofa by myself, my eighteenth burst of adrenaline kicking in just when I thought I’d finally go to sleep: My eyes were shutting, I was shifting my pillow, my eyes were closed, and then I saw my wife, blood clotting her blond hair, weeping and blind in pain, scraping herself along our kitchen floor.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • All I knew was that my heart was pounding in my chest from the sudden rush of adrenaline.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • There was no mistaking the warning in the tone, but unlike the adrenaline-charged exchanges she’d sometimes witnessed at the frat houses, this stranger’s voice sounded calm.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • I felt blood and adrenaline pulsing through me, like I was ready to attack the rebels myself.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • Even though, as Clary had pointed out, Jace was probably the safest boyfriend in the world since he was pretty much banned from (i) getting angry, (2) making sexual advances, and (3) doing anything that would produce an adrenaline rush.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The now familiar blend of adrenaline and terror surged through him as he awaited his friend’s instructions.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • The feeling of loving her and being loved by her welled up in him, and he could taste the adrenaline in the back of his throat, and may be it wasn’t over, and maybe he could feel her hand in his again and hear her loud, brash voice contort itself into a whisper to say I-love-you in the very quick and quiet way that she had always said it.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • And how do I tell Aldous, how do I tell any of them, that the music, the adrenaline, the love, all the things that mitigate how hard this has become, all of that’s gone?
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Gil took forever to answer the door, and when he did, Eleanor realized she’d used up all her adrenaline knocking.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • He had felt a sudden rush of adrenaline, as if he’d turned a street corner and run into a long-lost friend.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Didn’t know if he could manage two, much less four, heavily armed trigger-happy kids jacked up on adrenaline, ready to blow away anything that moved.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Her adrenaline kept her pacing through the night.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • If not for the adrenaline flooding my system, the pain would’ve been totally debilitating.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • The adrenaline of the initial"Can I do this?" period was definitely over, and the rest of my time in Danbury stretched ahead of me.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • As much as he craved the occasional adrenaline rush, his diet couldn’t be more boring.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • The adrenaline that had kept me going earlier was slowly turning sour.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • The post-fight adrenaline has me literally trembling.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • Her heart thumped wildly with fear-fueled adrenaline and rage.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • All at once the thrill of adrenaline kicks in.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • A red warning flashed across her retina display, informing her that she was experiencing elevated levels of adrenaline.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Mason didn’t stop to think—he raced outside in an adrenaline rush and charged across the field to what was left of the plane, its fuselage ripped apart.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • The waves were big and I could feel the adrenaline rush.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • "We used a helium-neon laser," Cristian Arcega answered rapidly, keyed up on adrenaline.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Now that the adrenaline and excitement have faded, my legs feel like they’re made out of iron, and I’m panting before I’ve gone a quarter of a mile.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • My thoughts drift off with the last vestiges of my energy and adrenaline, leaving me with the all too familiar feeling of nausea I’ve come to know well.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • An ambulance came and a doctor emerged, took one look and drove a needle full of adrenaline directly into Randy’s heart, but there was no heart, no soul, no movement, no laugh, no smile.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • My hands were still trembling, as if trying to shake out that last bit of adrenaline singing in my blood.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • On the contrary I am alert, I crackle with adrenaline, despite the late-summer heat.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • I sped forward with the force of adrenaline.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • The constant flow of adrenaline was making me slightly sick.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Adrenaline taking over, I recalled a fuzzy memory of a self-defense lesson I’d once attended with Ben.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • My blood sings, coursing with adrenaline, my pulse so loud I almost miss his whispered words.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • As he walked closer and closer on Powell, his adrenaline surged, his heart pounded, almost out of control.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Her eyes were nearly black with adrenaline, but her joy at seeing him was plain.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • The crew was jumpy, coursing with adrenaline.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Our adrenaline pumped, our legs pumped, our arms pumped, our hearts pumped.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Spencer’s skin prickled with adrenaline.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • The adrenaline rush that overrode the sensation has passed and my body parts join in a chorus of complaints.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • I’m ready for that adrenaline rush . with you.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
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