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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
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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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In an age where scientific reasoning started overshadowing traditional religious values and medicinal advancements claimed stories of miraculous and life-saving surgeries, freak shows introduced the average layman to medicine and science, while enthralling them with tales of exotic locales and mysterious people discovered via colonial expansion.
Moreover, there is nothing more dangerous than a still-popular and charismatic leader who has become a control freak.
Sometimes it takes thinking like a freak to create the types of one-of-a-kind solutions that really make a difference, said Levitt and Dubner.
It appears that wherever waves undergo a rapid transformation, freak waves can be much more likely than we would otherwise expect.
In Freak, which is being made by the people responsible for Skins, the sexy five piece take to the stage for an exclusive gig tonight as part of the an advertising campaign and the real life event will feature in the series.
From a two-headed man to a scaly "alligator" girl and a "frog boy," freaks abound in this lively historical novel.
You're only as electable as you look once you've been chewed up and spat out by the bloggers, cable-TV babblers, and talk-radio jocks who populate the Freak Show.
But show me a failing business and it's a fair bet you won't find a control freak with any managerial influence.
The book does a nice job of addressing the overuse of antimicrobial drugs; encourages even blatant germ freaks to save their money and not buy antimicrobial soap for everyday use; is loaded with useful tips for reducing your family's vulnerability to sharing bugs of all sorts; provides a quick overview of the transmission, symptoms, and incubation period of some of the most common bugs (influenza virus, norovirus, cold viruses, and E.
The materiality of the ticket, itself a reminder of viewership, opens up histories of cinematic racial spectacle, carnivals, and freak shows, providing an interpretative grid to read Demme's Beloved.
Logically, even though he was beaten a long way, Freak Occurence did as well at Newbury as could have been expected, finishing just a length behind Frank Sonata who was later successful in Listed grade and in front of high-grade handicappers like Jedburgh.
By all means, let your freak flag fly--but remember that you've got to buy the material somewhere.