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eye-opener

Substance abuse A popular term for the first drink of an alcoholic's day, which he believes helps steady himself, or 'treats' a hangover
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An eye-opening view of medieval culture, and a welcome balance to more numerous discussions of "holy" femininity in medieval times.
Her discoveries, emotional attachment to the chimps she quietly observed for so long, and the humanitarian causes Jane Goodall supports are all presented in this educational and eye-opening book, especially recommended for young people interested in learning more about chimpanzees.
95), by James Bruges, succeeds marvelously in cramming some of the most provocative, eye-opening, disconcerting information on the state of our planet into a 187-page paperback small enough to be tucked into a coat pocket.
As for other viewers who might check out this too-often invisible world, Polk promises an eye-opening experience.
Such concrete facts, flying in the face of uninformed assumptions about African Americans, are eye-opening, and they perform the invaluable service of putting readers on the alert for other inaccurate but commonly held views.
As a journalist, the trip to Havana was an eye-opening experience," Wick says.
Following his eye-opening 1990 study of pervasive cheating by college students, many institutions revamped their policies.
The breadth of the ongoing mental meddling taking place in American society and chronicled by this book will be eye-opening for even the most cynical and jaded politicos.
24 Hours In Police Custody Eye-opening scenes as C4 take their 24-hour cameras to a new setting.
Eye-opening and timely reading given today's political climate and newspaper headlines.
The poetry comprising Chopin's Piano offers eye-opening lyrical narratives on themes of war, destruction, beauty, and hope.