Adrenaline ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Adrenaline ( noun )

  1. A hormone and neurotransmitter that plays a key role in the "fight or flight" response.
  2. A hormone that increases heart rate and blood pressure, helping the body prepare for a stressful situation.

Origin:

From epinephrine, from french épinéphrine, from épine ("spinal cord") + -ine ("-ine"), from greek ἀδρεναλίνη (adrenalíne), from ἄνδρα (ánadra, "of the kidneys") + ἀλείφω (aleíphō, "to oil, greas.e")

Examples:

  1. The adrenaline rush made him feel alive.
  2. The adrenaline made his heart race.
  3. He felt the adrenaline pumping through his veins.
  4. She experienced an adrenaline surge.
  5. The adrenaline made him feel more alert.

(As a verb)

Adrenaline ( verb )

  1. A hormone and neurotransmitter that plays a key role in the "fight or flight" response.
  2. A hormone that increases heart rate and blood pressure, helping the body prepare for a stressful situation.

Origin:

From epinephrine, from french épinéphrine, from épine ("spinal cord") + -ine ("-ine"), from greek ἀδρεναλίνη (adrenalíne), from ἄνδρα (ánadra, "of the kidneys") + ἀλείφω (aleíphō, "to oil, greas.e")

Examples:

  1. The adrenaline rush made him feel alive.
  2. The adrenaline made his heart race.
  3. He felt the adrenaline pumping through his veins.
  4. She experienced an adrenaline surge.
  5. The adrenaline made him feel more alert.
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