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It was cathartic to hear them try and describe the guy, his life’s work, his day job at Saturday Night Live, and his magical series of projects pairing the strangest combinations of artists you could not even imagine.
The book uses dark humor to examine family ties and expectations of motherhood, with the Booker judges calling it “utterly compelling … sometimes emotionally wrenching but also cathartic.”
Regardless of what the humans of 2120 might make of the scraps of fabric that the people of 2020 found precious, the act of packing up the symbols of a crappy year can be cathartic.The things they buried: Masks, vials, social-distancing signage — and, of course, toilet paper|Maura Judkis|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
For Havas, that took the form of weekly venting sessions called “Wednesday Whinge” — where team leaders could meet for a candid, cathartic rant with peers.‘It took the heat out of people’s situations’: Agencies provide mental health support for employees’ kids|Jessica Davies|March 5, 2021|Digiday
You can shell with a hammer, which is cathartic, or a nutcracker.
There was something cathartic about deleting this 2,500-word monster of a farewell, and resolving to live.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Someone once asked me, did I find writing personally cathartic.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The acknowledgment of these crimes, which came as part of an amnesty for them, was a cathartic moment for El Salvador.
It was a cathartic moment for the brand, though far from a guarantee to help restore it to its glory days.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In that way that was cathartic too, to sort of stitch up all those pieces and see how that is.
The latter is an active emeto-cathartic, and is abundant on swampy grounds throughout the Southern States.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
Sometimes, a gentle cathartic may be needful; but it is best first to try fasting.A Treatise on Domestic Economy|Catherine Esther Beecher
Cathartic medicine should not be administered the first, the third, or any other day after confinement, unless it is needed.The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys
The cathartic waters are the most numerous and the most extensively used.
Two or three glasses in the morning is the dose as a cathartic.