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adrenalize

[ədrē′nəlīz]
to stimulate or excite.
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It is exhilarating, over the top, adrenalized hyperstimulation.
While more superficially stimulating, the adrenalized approach can't hide the utter absurdity of a timeframe that gives the characters just an hour each time to navigate the labyrinths of the Vatican basement archives, figure out what to do next and make their way through crowds and Roman traffic to the location of the next atrocity.
No Age This LA duo's first proper album, Nouns (Sub Pop), sputters adrenalized bursts of glorious guitar-and-drum noisemaking, scattered with ambient strains.
Instead, Wallace suggests: "Overall searing-regret honors probably go to Jennifer Belbin, who has four uncoverable black teardrops descending from the corner of one eye, from one night of mescaline and adrenalized grief, so that from more than two meters away she always looks like she has flies on her, Randy Lenz points out" (207).
Then she moves into years of gritty restaurant work where she crosses paths with the requisite Dickensian figures and learns to cook with a Zen-like appreciation of that dirty, adrenalized profession.
It's an adrenalized situation, to be sure, but I did it because of my belief in the company.
As artistic director, Jamison has shown an affinity for pop/standard songs strung together to create a multi-act "soundtrack" (which sets up a dramatic and structural framework) and for adrenalized, competitive feats of athleticism--but sometimes at the loss of nuance.
That's not to say that the shot might not be perfect, it's simply a matter of one of the toughest animals on earth becoming adrenalized.
Immediately upon entering, he enthusiastically threw himself to ringing the fire bell as loud and as long as his adrenalized strength would allow.
After a show one night, Quigley was guiding her adrenalized and neurologically wobbly mother offstage through a mess of cords on the floor when her heel caught on one of them and she couldn't free herself.
These programs also generate a jittery, adrenalized buzz that produces a paradoxically tranquilized numbness in which our defenses relax and leave us more receptive to the "information" we are receiving.
Dancer in the Dark" is a film that is also a critique, an all-out assault on cosmeticized movies that is intent on offending the consumers of glamorized, adrenalized, beautified film.