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 (ə-drē′nə-līz′, ə-drĕn′ə-)
tr.v. ad·re·nal·ized, ad·re·nal·iz·ing, ad·re·nal·izes
To stir up and spur to action.


(əˈdriːnəlaɪzd) or


tense or highly charged: adrenalized with excitement.
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A fabulously diverse record that effortlessly transcends the band'sroots in adrenalized R&B, Spitting Image is the brainchild of four precocious and focused lads who ensured that things were done their way throughout.
He notes that while the number of Germans traveling to join the Islamic State has slowed to a trickle, there has been a surge in violent Islamist extremism inside the country, creating concern that returning foreign fighters will add "lethal capabilities to an already highly adrenalized Islamist community.
When he finishes, he stashes the money in the trunk of his BMW and sets off on an adrenalized drive downtown, darting through traffic and nervously checking to see if anyone is following him.
The Upset Prevention and Recovery Training Association recommended addressing startle through adrenalized learning.
I sat in that room for three to four hours feeling adrenalized and inchoate.
As the days wore on, I found myself again adrenalized by teaching.
He's been so many things, from failed suicide bomber to assassin to congressman to prospective vice president back to prime suspect, that Homeland has gone from being an Iraqi version of John Frankenheimer's 1962 paranoid classic, The Manchurian Candidate, to an adrenalized 21st-century update of Kafka's The Trial.
presents a related display of his adrenalized drive to bring the natural world around him into the kitchen.
In director Neil Burger's adrenalized, sharply edited and surprisingly engaging thriller (adapted by Leslie Dixon from Alan Glynn's novel The Dark Fields), Eddie's choice seems to be between getting knifed by another addled NZT addict or killed by the drug itself.
American audience members in the summer of 1975 were adrenalized into cheering as the shark sank, as if in retaliation for the long-delayed sinking of the Asian submarine, or in vengeance for never having had similar closure in Vietnam.
The fiery heart portrayed on the statue was never "hot," never beating with the intensity of that of a young man adrenalized by war, the fear of death, and a willingness to give up his life for his comerades.