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gut reactionAn instantaneous reaction made without thought.Rate it:

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chain reactionA series of events, each one causing the next.Rate it:

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chain reactionA nuclear reaction in which particles produced by the fission of one atom trigger fissions of other atoms.Rate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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gut a buildingRemove, demolish, strip, rip-out. Tear-up, disconnect, eradicate.Rate it:

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gut factorFeelings about what feels right or wrong, good or bad. An inner persuasion that one may feel convinced is the appropriate decision.Rate it:

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gut feelingAn instinct or intuition; an immediate or basic feeling or reaction without a logical rationale.Rate it:

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gut-wrenchedsickenedRate it:

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hackles risingAn emotional or mental reaction to an irritable situation or person which causes a physical response to ones patience and/or the hair on the back of the one's neck.Rate it:

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an explosion of flavor!The reaction of the taste buds and the associated explosion of pleasant, sweet, toothsome, rewarding, overwhelming pleasurable response to food, drink or sweetmeats, desserts etc.Rate it:

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bowl a googlySomething unexpected, underhand or requiring a quick reaction or correction.Rate it:

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feel in one's bonesTo sense a fact or to have a strong conviction as a result of one's own practical experience, instinct, or gut feeling.Rate it:

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get a rise out ofTo obtain a reaction from someone, especially one of annoyance.Rate it:

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go through the roofA dramatic physical or emotional reaction or tirade to any of these. A disappointment, a great omission or error, an unnecessary loss due to inattention or carelessness.Rate it:

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la goutte d'eau qui fait d%c3%a9border le vaseThe final thing that is too much and forces a reaction; the straw that broke the camel's back.Rate it:

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make baby Jesus cryTo provoke a negative reaction due to being offensive, unpleasant, immoral, etc.Rate it:

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play the race cardTo assert that race or racism is responsible for a course of events, especially when race is not of particular significance to the issue in question; to attempt to inspire a particular reaction by raising the issue of race.Rate it:

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push someone's buttonsTo do specific things to anger someone (less commonly, sexually arouse or otherwise elicit a strong reaction), especially intentionally or maliciously.Rate it:

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showstopperA performance or segment of a theatrical production that induces a positive reaction strong enough to pause the production.Rate it:

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stuff yourself 'til you pop!One can overeat, binge, gorge, gulp, gobble-down chow-down and stuff your gut on food! ! ! ! !Rate it:

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tail between one's legsA reaction to a confrontation, specifically one with excessive shame and hurt pride.Rate it:

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throw somebody a curveTo surprise; to introduce something unexpected or requiring a quick reaction or correction.Rate it:

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throw someone a curveTo surprise; to introduce something unexpected or requiring a quick reaction or correction.Rate it:

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