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blow up

Regional drug slang for crack cocaine cut with lidocaine to increase its bulk, weight and street value.
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But here are soldiers, loungers, along with the Mercutios, Romeos and Juliets of the Italian Renaissance, drawn with a passionate attention to detail which makes it difficult to take your eyes away from the blow ups of certain structural shapes which are one of the book's strong points.
When she got into that state, her emotions became even more unstable, so I tried to avoid possible confrontations which could lead to blow ups," he said.
Kurys's film homes in on her most famous relationship, that with poet and all round dissolute party animal Alfred de Musset whose whoring, drinking and drug-taking lifestyle produced any number of tempestuous public blow ups with his lover.