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binge-and-purge

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  • n. The cycle of binge eating and self-induced vomiting or use of laxatives characteristic of bulimarexia.

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Examples

  • As a means of adjusting to the new political ecosystem, however, the binge-and-purge cycle only provided temporary respite from the inexorable pressure to adapt.

    Winner-Take-All Politics

  • In our binge-and-purge culture, we'll be bingeing again soon.

    Clinton's Houdini Act

  • It's as if Europe has a collective eating disorder, a binge-and-purge bulimia for America.

    Why We Care

  • The immediacy and ubiquity of the Web intensifies the binge-and-purge cycle, but it also makes it commonplace.

    All Umbrage All the Time

  • Bankers seem particularly susceptible to these human weaknesses, and the result has been regular bouts of binge-and-purge.

    Hamel: Failures of Morality and Leadership

  • Funny, it seemed to help a lot with binge-and-purge style memorization the day before an exam.

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

  • Zapak, MphasiS, Sapient, IBM, Yahoo, Goldman Sachs and countless others in Bangalore were forced to downsize in the recession -- a sort of binge-and-purge phenomenon that is beyond ordinary comprehension.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • That's not necessarily the fault of the instructor since the student has somehow either ignored all of the how-to-be-a-good-student lessons or was the victim of a poor school system that awarded good grades for binge-and-purge schooling.

    Chronicle.com - Today's News

  • They tend to follow a binge-and-purge cycle followed by bouts of intense exercising.

    Artvoice - Buffalo's #1 Newsweekly

  • Coupled with a case of full-blown postpartum depression, Diana’s binge-and-purge cycle “threw off my hormones completely,” she later said.

    William and Kate

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