|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
narcoanalysis nar·co·a·nal·y·sis (när'kō-ə-nāl'ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. nar·co·a·nal·y·ses (-sēz')
Psychotherapy conducted while the patient is in a sleeplike state induced by barbiturates or other drugs, especially as a means of releasing repressed feelings or thoughts. Also called narcosynthesis.