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adrenaline
used in The Shack

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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)
  • But the adrenaline rush caused him to over compensate, and in slow motion Mack watched his feet rise up in front of him as if jerked up by some jungle trap.
    1. A Confluence of Paths (36% in)
  • Whether it was God and angels or God and adrenaline, he would never know for sure, but on only his second attempt he succeeded in rolling the canoe over, freeing Josh from his tether.
    3. The Tipping Point (90% in)
  • Overwhelmed with relief and the adrenaline rush of a narrow escape, he began to cry, and then suddenly Kate was sobbing with her arms around his neck, and everyone was laughing and crying and hugging.
    3. The Tipping Point (95% in)
  • With every mile that he had traveled from Joseph, the memories had come back with adrenaline clarity, and now he was mentally certain that he wanted to go no farther.
    5. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (38% in)
  • Snapping off the safety, he peered intensely into the dark underbrush, trying to see or hear anything that might explain the noise and slow the rush of adrenaline.
    5. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (45% in)
  • "Have you been with me the entire time?" inquired Mack, a little ramped from the adrenaline rush.
    14. Verbs and Other Freedoms (8% in)

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