It was clear to me that at least at the end of his life the Dionysian streak was trying to get out.
They never held the House and rarely held the Senate during that streak of presidential wins.
It has long been feared that Obama had an anti-British streak running through him.
Old English strica "line of motion, stroke of a pen" (related to strican "pass over lightly," see strike), from Proto-Germanic *strikon (cf. Middle Low German streke "stroke, line," Old High German, German strich, Gothic striks "stroke, line"), from PIE root *streig- (see strigil). Sense of "long, thin mark" is first found 1567. Meaning "a temporary run (of luck)" is from 1843.
A line, stripe, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
: The students did a streak across the square
To run naked in public (1973+)