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used in Looking for Alaska

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a state of violent mental agitation — especially uncontrollable fear
  • "Damn, Pudge, I'm not sure I'm quite ready / but like Nightmare on Elm Street's Freddy / I've always got the goods to rip shit up / last night I drank wine it was like hiccup hiccup / the Colonel's beats are sick like malaria / when I rock the mike the ladies suffer hysteria / I represent Japan as well as Birmingham / when I was a kid they called me yellow man / but I ain't ashamed a' my skin color / and neither are the countless bitches that call me lover."
    p. 112.6

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