power trip

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(slang) a self-aggrandizing action undertaken simply for the pleasure of exercising control over other people

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In a statement today, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said that the checkpoint's arrival and departure zones for cars were affected by the power trip which occurred at about 6.45am.
Given that JLAW is the highestpaid actress in Hollywood right now I guess that is what you call a power trip...
Power Trip is, like, thrash metal, Merchandise is pop oriented and we're completely different, ourselves.
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The weapons the young men carry become an addiction, giving them a power trip that cannot be matched.
They also discuss hacking as a power trip, hacker ethics and addiction, and perceptions of the law.
She is currently writing "Power Trip" (HarperCollins), a journey through America's energy past, present and future.
Dealing becomes the ultimate power trip for Thyme, allowing her to use her superficial medical knowledge to diagnose and medicate her peers.
But dealing with a parent on a power trip takes special care.
The Paddy Power trip was too short for Cyfor Malta last time and this is as far as he wants to go.
A statement from MAS said that its Departure Control System at the airport was down temporarily, due to a power trip, from 0725 to 0914 local time.
A first-rate documentary which impresses on a number of levels, "Power Trip" provides unique insights into the role played by a major American company in an impoverished, corrupt, almost Third World country: Georgia.
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