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- v. To be explosively angry; to lose one's temper.
- v. To lose control of a situation.
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- v. lose control of one's emotions
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Twice in a single brief discussion he'd gotten the uneasy feeling that the Senator and his friends were starting to lose it ... and if they were, it would be all too easy for their copy of the Kheslav data to be somehow mislaid.
Damn it to hell— He let loose with a string of curses as he thrust his gun into his holster and wrapped his arms around her before she could totally lose it and slide bonelessly to the floor.
Only my cousin Molle keeps his still; and, in earnest, I am not certain whether he would lose it or not, for it gives him a lawful occasion of being nice and cautious about himself, to which he in his own humour is so much inclined that
Though Missi was known to lose it at the mere sight of an abandoned puper, Subar had never seen Zezula cry.
Ally Pete-Robbins will lose it if she sees a scratch.
The choice is not really one at all - the European Union must continue down that path of accessibility and accountablity or else know that resisting that course will only lose it public esteem and support.
When he first heard that the diamonds had been stolen at Carlisle, he was eager with Mr. Eustace in contending that the widow's liability in regard to the property was not at all the less because she had managed to lose it through her own pig-headed obstinacy.
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