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Substance abuse A verb popularised in the US in the 1960s meaning to experience nightmarish hallucinations including by LSD or a similar drug
Vox populi A generic term for transient agitation or abrupt onset of anger

freak out

Substance abuse A verb, popularized in the US in the '60s–to experience nightmarish hallucinations including by LSD or a similar drug. See 'Bad trip. ', Flashback.
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The Think Like a Freak keynote will provide Dell World attendees with tools to help them gain insights into problem solving that can be applied to creating and implementing solutions within their organizations.
Also in the episode, the freaks took their revenge on Stanley, cutting his legs, hands and tongue, and they put him in a cage.
American Horror Story: Freak Show'' is set to debut this fall.
In some cases, the control freak sees their constant intervention as beneficial or even necessary; this can be caused by feelings of separation or departure from one .
The episode will see two central Freak characters sneaking along to the venue trying to catch a glimpse of The Saturdays.
The freak show is Larry Sabato's "feeding frenzy" concept updated to encompass the rise of new media and the recent success of the mobilize-the-base tactics.
Only Rove and Clinton, they argue, have mastered presidential campaigning in the age of the Freak Show, by which they mean the era of hyper-personal, hyperpartisan, scandal-obsessed politics ushered in by New Media.
If you're the sort of boss who gets accused of being a bit of a control freak, well done.
Jefferson illuminates the varied landscapes in which the consummate entertainer has both flourished and faltered as a ringmaster and freak, manager and minstrel, breadwinner and child, virgin and sex symbol, child protector and accused pedophile, whose questionable grip on reality isn't really the question.
Two examples will suffice: 1) Non-germ freak comment, "I read about this hygiene hypothesis that says being too clean is causing increased illness.
Tibbetts argues that a major problem of the film is the characterization of Beloved, whom he considers "grotesque" and "monstrous": "The character of Beloved is no longer a meaningful metaphor in a poignant ghost story but a freak on display in a sideshow" (76).
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