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(modifier) involving or relating to an involuntary response to stress in which the hormone adrenaline is secreted into the blood in readiness for physical action, such as fighting or running away
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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The BUD/S instructors had a fast way of testing our fight-or-flight response.Inside Seal Team Six by Don Mann Excerpt|Don Mann|December 4, 2011|DAILY BEAST