a sudden burst of energy from an increase in the hormone and neurotransmitter adrenaline, esp. increased heart rate and blood pressure, perspiration, blood sugar, and metabolism
Bungee jumping gives most people an adrenaline rush.
"There's an adrenaline rush in being in war zones, and there's no doubt Lara thrived on it," says CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager.
And ultimately, he makes you feel the catharsis in violence, the adrenaline rush, and the shame in that.
After the adrenaline rush of the emergency came the seemingly never-ending effort to clear away the debris.