toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

adrenaline
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

4 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
"fight or flight" stimulating hormone secreted by the adrenal gland in response to stress (making the body feel excited and ready for action)
  • Caroline paused, the wild adrenaline rush of her meeting with David Henry suddenly gone, dissipating into the spring night like mist.
    p. 252.5
  • Quickly, oblivious to the ice, a stilled stream down the middle of the steps, Leo ran up to her, legs pumping, fueled by some ancient adrenaline and need.
    p. 101.1
  • He felt a rush of adrenaline and fear.
    p. 119.1
  • His scent filled the room, that sweetish cologne, and beneath it was a smell she remembered, something medicinal and tinged with adrenaline.
    p. 245.7

There are no more uses of "adrenaline" in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia ArticlePictures — Google Images®