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  • verb slang, intransitive To react (or cause to react) with extreme anger or fear to something to the extent that one loses one's composure or behaves irrationally; originally, to suffer an unexpected and severe bad reaction from the recreational use of a psychotropic - usually hallucinogenic - drug,
  • verb slang, transitive To scare someone.

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  • verb lose one's nerve
  • noun a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)


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Coined in the Mothers of Invention album Freak Out.


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