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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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Twenty years since the Wall was overwhelmed, to put it that way (it did not really fall; it was pushed); it takes a re-read of the work of Timothy Garton Ash, among others, to recall the headiness of the times.
To me, if there was something that epitomised the headiness of the dotcom days, it was Sula Tuesday.
Without overly trespassing on the work of others, it might have immersed itself in the headiness of proto-modern Shanghai and its vibrant artistic coteries; mulled the meaning of Wu's lovely, defiantly belated painting; and eavesdropped on the literati mind as it contemplated its own extinction.
This is where the imagination of the artist/filmmaker offers a space without the headiness of text or words (i.
ISLAMABAD, 11 June, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) taking serious notice of the ever increasing incidents of the Police high headiness and Security Forces in the various parts of the country in which a number of journalists were implicated in false criminal cases, torturing, and physically assaulting on the Rawalpindi/ Islamabad journalist before the Parliament and firing by the security forces on AVT Khyber cameraman and driver in the lower Dir district of the NWFP have decided to launch country wide protest rallies on Friday (June 12).
This is both a love story that will take you back to the headiness of teenage love and a thriller that will grip you to its very last page.
A cup will be passed round among them with a drink from a flowing spring: clear, delicious to those who drink it, causing no headiness or intoxication.
Some may say it's just a little cold, and the headiness could be down to that 'wee' G&T before bed.
The rose, Rose de Mai from Grasse, makes a magnificent entrance, blooms and warms with jasmine headiness, then taking on the unusually distinctive exotic scent of Middle Eastern saffron.
She does, however, reinforce her point, elaborated on in Chapter Seven, "The Economics of Activism," that grassroots organizers need to learn how to operate in the context of capitalist frameworks, particularly grant writing to court corporate sponsors, if they hope to move from the headiness of "intensive creative activity" towards sustainability (16).
Bouncing between locations in Norway and France (for a Paris vacation), Trier gives us the headiness of young adulthood with all the excitement and passion it entails.
As they must have to many Americans watching the live television coverage, those missiles and bombs seemed, in the headiness of that moment, to be fit retribution for a ruthless dictator and the medieval wretchedness he had visited on Iraq's people.
And while some of the early headiness has dissipated--at press time, the stock had tumbled back to the neighborhood of its debut price, in the mid $20s--the marketplace's response continues to fortify NetSuite's position as a key player in the software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry and, in turn, gives credibility to the still-emerging market of SaaS solutions.
Casual footage from the era captures the excitement of liberation and the headiness of artistic ferment.
7% - makes it an ideal accompaniment to the headiness of spice.