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adj. head·i·er, head·i·est
a. Intoxicating or stupefying: heady liqueur.
b. Tending to upset the mind or the balance of senses: standing on a heady outcrop of rock.
c. Serving to exhilarate: the heady news of triumph.
a. Impetuous and rash: a heady outburst of anger.
b. Domineering; overbearing: too heady to reason with.
3. Swift and violent; headlong: a heady current.
4. Showing intelligence and good judgment; prudent: heady tactics.
5. Suffering from a headache: a heady, throbbing feeling.

head′i·ly adv.
head′i·ness n.
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Deletre, with just a few props for his set, moved his performers (clad in Patricia Forelle's handsome period costumes) with clarity and purpose; and the singers--all born Francophones, if none a native Frenchperson--served up both the song (in that headily Gallic way) and the ample spoken dialogue with ease, eloquence and point.
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But in tarrying in the real and imagined woodlands of Renaissance drama, setting deep roots in the archive and practicing a form of old-growth "slow" scholarship (see O'Dair) attentive to the social, material, and ecological contexts of four plays, this book also oxygenates a critical air headily perfumed with the currents of elemental ecology and object-oriented ontology.
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But, the excitement is even more headily urgent inside Riley's head, where Joy (Amy Pohler) holds sway, until she and Sadness (Phyllis Smith) are accidentally ejected out of their headquarters, a closely guarded control room where Joy keeps Riley's other emotions in check.
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