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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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We all stayed really close friends, but we never put out a Beat Junkies album.
Many folks brook no sympathy for heroin addicts and are likely at this very moment screaming at their newspaper or computer screen that the world has gone mad if we can't call an addict a junkie.
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A junkie inside can claim around pounds 160 every two weeks in incapacity and housing benefits.
We are totally 100 percent satisfied," said Joey Becerra, owner of Bath Junkies in Jonesboro and Branson, Mo.
I WAS so annoyed reading the article about the dear lady Megan Roberts who was attacked by a junkie ('Justice', ECHO September 14).
A 1983 British study of 51 opiate users likewise found that distaste for the junkie lifestyle was an important deterrent to excessive use.
As far as I am concerned all junkies, men and women, can rot in a gutter where the selfish, selfpitying scum belong.
In late February, TV news junkies witnessed a parade of males adorned in red gowns set off by lace overlay and red capes.
Although McLachlan's solo turn is so perfect, it suggests postconcert studio tinkering, pitch-poor performances by Cowboy Junkies, Tracy Bonham, and Sixpence None the Richer prove Lilith could still use more first-rate female rockers.
Prostitutes, junkies, and cold-blooded killers are not exactly the role models we would choose for our daughters.
Political junkies could log onto a campaign update database.
The upcoming months are especially crucial for most students who are preparing for the SAT and GMAT exams, and the Math Junkies website is an easy solution for those who do not want to pay for the extra help they may need.
com)-- Junk Junkies, LLC, a dumpster rental and junk hauling business serving clients in New York, NY, is proud to announce the launch of a company canned food drive.
Thornaby Sport andf Leisure are second, winning 10-4 at the Endeavour, and Tables Junkies won 11-3 at home to the Buffs Club.