a sudden, intense feeling of exhilaration or excitement caused by or as if by a surge of adrenaline: It's the adrenaline rush and the intensity of the competition that I most look forward to.These folks eat, breathe, and sleep roller coasters and can never get enough of an adrenaline rush.
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How to use adrenaline rush in a sentence
The adrenaline rush of anticipation, the extra weight of fear as those men walked on into the unknown.
After the adrenaline rush of the emergency came the seemingly never-ending effort to clear away the debris.Rockaway Finds Warmth Amid the Cold as Residents Rebuild After Sandy | Michael Daly | November 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mike McCurry, the former Clinton White House spokesman, says the “adrenaline rush” of campaigning is clearly changing Obama.Barack Obama Finds His Voice in Heat of the 2012 Presidential Campaign | Howard Kurtz | September 25, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And ultimately, he makes you feel the catharsis in violence, the adrenaline rush, and the shame in that.
“I started with drugs, but it turned out that taking stuff was more of an adrenaline rush than drugs,” says another.