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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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THE PUDDING PANTRY, NOTTINGHAM The famous Pudding Pantry offer three types of freak shakes.
"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.
I just wanted to do something fun." As a new Freak Shakes fan, I think he has succeeded.
Microsoft said users could disable the RSA key exchange ciphers that result in FREAK by changing the SSL Cipher Suite in the Group Policy Object Editor -- unless they are using Windows Server 2003, which does not allow for individual ciphers to be enabled and disabled.
Murphy explained the setting for the upcoming series "is not a circus and is not carnival, it's a freak show,'' adding that it was Lange who came up with idea of her character.
If there are increasing signs of a leadership that deserves to be described as a control freak, you can be assured that the country is moving away from democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights and freedoms, towards tyranny and arbitrary rule.
JESSICA Alba has revealed she was completely freaked out when her baby daughter tried to eat a nappy.
London, Sept 11 ( ANI ): A new team of fitness freaks have combined clubbing and exercising together, where you can burn calories while going rave.
The study in the February issue of Injury Prevention analyzed how many times three news sources--the Associated Press, New York Times and Philadelphia Inquirer--used the term "freak accident" between 2005 and 2009.
I also performed for him at the auditions because he is a fan of what I do and Alice said that I was 'great' - one of the freakiest but funniest things he'd seen." The 63-year-old singer was selecting "sideshow and freak" acts for his Halloween Night of Fear shows touring the country later this year.