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adrenaline
used in Killing Kennedy

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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)
  • He's an adrenaline junkie, and his psyche requires illicit excitement.
    p. 84.3
  • He is an adrenaline junkie, relishing the rush of competing for power.
    p. 207.8
  • The president rides a wave of adrenaline off the stage and back into the hotel.
    p. 255.5
  • The assassin is an impulsive man, and perhaps even more powerless to stop the flood of adrenaline that would course through any man's body after firing a high-powered rifle at the president of the United States.
    p. 265.1

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