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marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

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extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic

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marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

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They came to San Francisco for the headily diverse repertoire.
Winecasks again appear on a Lakeside Bank (Rotterdam Museum), a headily coloured vision of rock and water in which a one-master rounds the outlying rocks of a massive promontory.
From July 7 - 11, the garden will be the focus of a Period Garden Paradise Festival offering visitors the chance to sniff the headily scented old roses and study the unusual flowers.
07IF YOU love the scent of roses but don't want to be too headily floral, Paul Smith Rose Summer Edition has added citrus, green apple and pink pepper.
Amid the revelry of ubiquitous appropriation and adaptation, and against a backdrop of headily interacting and ever-changing media, I take these pop-cultural forms as a bridge and not simply a reference.
And if you drove up to the dark house and saw the lighted windows and the fiddlers elbows moving, and heard the music, playing so sweetly and headily, so that you were in terror lest you should have missed one moment of it, then it was natural that you should fling off your shawls and capes and run into the ballroom, dancing with your head in a whirl and your heart as light as thistle-down.
The number of unique visitors is headily increasing and is expected to double when a lot of Mobile Safari browser users visit the site from their new WiFi enabled iPod.
From guitar playing frenzied gospel preachers to a gnomic old crone spreading the word on radio, it's utterly beguiling, headily atmospheric stuff.
There is, for instance, a wild boar who reads Queneau; a headily erotic scene where a woman makes love with a snail; a man named John Flandrin who once sold a thousand cubic meters of ice cubes in Greenland, dreams of a beach made entirely of couscous, and may have authored an erudite pamphlet on the customs of the Gonocos of Ganaca.
International cognoscenti already recognize cachaca as the correct ingredient in the Caipirinha, Brazil's headily evocative national cocktail.
An evening of religious emotionalism is completed by a late-night performance in the Cathedral of Rachmaninov's headily devotional Vespers, subtitled All Night Vigil.
Certainly there are shadows of old,Welsh folk songs in some of Gorky's Zygotic Mynci's and Cerys Matthews' melodies (more nakedly recognisable on Cock-a-Hoop,her recent debut solo album),and Gruff from Super Furry Animals was very aware of the lineage of Welsh songwriters,but the tradition of Welsh folk music -stretching back beyond the Middle Ages -had been consciously pushed out of the nest by a headily brewed cuckoo pint of mischievous psychedelia and Welsh punk.
Like Oswald Mosley he has reinvented himself and deals in simplistic certainties and solutions headily seductive to confused young men.
If some of Malevich's sociopolitical aspirations for his Soviet-period abstraction seem headily ambitious, there's no doubting his intellectual rigor and pervasive influence.