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adrenaline
used in The Guardian

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Definition
"fight or flight" stimulating hormone secreted by the adrenal gland in response to stress (making the body feel excited and ready for action)
  • You can shove that nod where the half-moons meet, Mike thought, feeling the adrenaline kick in again.
    Twenty-six (65% in)
  • Through the rush of adrenaline and frustration, he couldn't help but notice that as far as learning the ropes, Jennifer Romanello seemed to be a rather quick study.
    Thirty-four (76% in)
  • As they moved farther into the distance, he could feel the adrenaline race into his system.
    Forty-one (23% in)
  • As he struggled to draw breath, he reached instinctively for Richard's hands, trying to pry them off as adrenaline began to surge.
    Forty-two (5% in)

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