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adrenaline junkie

One who constantly seeks out the sudden increase of energy associated with dangerous activities, similar to the way drug addicts seek out the "high" achieved by drug use. I do about 10 skydives a year because I love the rush so much. People consider me a bit of an adrenaline junkie.
See also: adrenaline, junkie

junkie

and junky (ˈdʒəŋki)
1. n. a drug dealer. (Drugs.) Junkies should be put into the jug.
2. n. a drug user; an addict. (Drugs.) Junkies have to steal to support their habits.
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