Cliffhanger

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Drug slang A regional term for PCP
Alternative—fringe medicine An exercise in polarity therapy intended to loosen the chest and shoulders, expand the lungs, stretch the vertebral column, and release pelvic tension
Vox populi A moment of extreme—Hollywood-esque—tension
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ends with this cliffhanging description of Murdoch's father Keith: "He was also a generous and discerning patron of the arts.
Only in the last few years have researchers discovered the cliffhanging natural mysteries of Ontario's Niagara Escarpment.
Gorman and the others tried zealously to promote the Bakuriani/MIG threat in the closing weeks of the campaign but couldn't get it off the ground, since Reagan's top advisers were not keen on a cliffhanging crisis disrupting the pre-election Presidential image of sweet reason.
In this adventure swirling with cliffhanging excitement and awesome special effects, the pair, along with their crew of fearless scientists (who include Philip Seymour Hoffman, Cary Elwes) are pursuing the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years.
The thriller based on adventures in computer gaming worlds is becoming a new genre all of its own--Erebosby Ursula Posnanski, and Patrick Ness's More Than This are two excellent examples --and Dashner does not disappoint with sharp, punchy chapters, each with their own cliffhanging climaxes.
Despite the day's losses, the markets cruised through a dramatic October, marked by a cliffhanging Washington battle over the budget and the debt ceiling, as well as the 16-day partial government shutdown.
And several of those successes came courtesy of a cliffhanging last instalment of the sort which beckons tonight.
Expect third-person combat, extreme survival, plenty of puzzles and a healthy dollop of Uncharted-esque cliffhanging scrapes.
Djokovic and Berdych went the distance last night before Djokovic survived a cliffhanging final-set tiebreak to win 3-6 7-6(3).
In the trophy's other game last week, Bigwood yet again were in cliffhanging losing form.
Froze of passion An Ice School glacier walk on crampons past the crusty crevasses of the Mer de Glace is memorable but requires ice-cool nerves for the giddying climb down cliffhanging ladders.
We're hoping to film some fantastic - literally cliffhanging - scenes, courtesy of the great talent we're working with, like Liver pudlian Ian Hart and newcomer Kyle Ward, who comes of age in this film.