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  • n. Plural form of thrillseeker.

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Examples

  • Pearce's injury – he has since recovered and is back to riding on snow – was a jarring reminder of the dangers posed to these athletes who often market themselves as devil-may-care thrillseekers but know they make their living in a far more serious, and dangerous, profession.

    Sarah Burke Dead: Skier Dies After Accident During Training At Park City, Utah

  • For decades, thrillseekers, archeologists and professional treasure hunters have searched for the wreckage of the Bonhomme Richard, a Continental Navy ship from the Revolutionary War that sank on Sept. 25, 1779, off the coast of Yorkshire, England, in the choppy waters of the North Sea.

    Navy goes on the hunt for famous shipwreck

  • Today it's a tourist attraction for automotive thrillseekers: for a fee, drivers can take their own cars or rented sports cars onto the track at their own risk (and every season, people die doing so).

    Honoring 'the King of the Ring'

  • The fad swept from those with withering, wasted lives, and onto jaded thrillseekers or people who were just mildly bored.

    My Heart goes Boom

  • There were too many people in wheelchairs and mothers with infants at the Conventional Center or stranded on Highway 10 to believe that only the stupid or the thrillseekers stayed behind.

    Timothy Naftali: Katrina, Our Chernobyl?

  • The sightseers and thrillseekers that purposely head out into the storm and towards the beaches is unbelievable. moonorca

    Ike: Why some people stay behind

  • On Wednesday, the third day of the annual festival, bulls plowed into piles of fallen thrillseekers, injuring at least two.

    A Bloody Run in San Fermin

  • Charging bulls are plowing into fallen thrillseekers all this week in their annual run together through the streets of Pamplona.

    A Bloody Run in San Fermin

  • (A steal at $2,695; thrillseekers unlimited. net) B-ball: Michael Jordan and others will walk you through the finer points of not walking. ($15,000 for three days; mjflight school. com) -- Linda SternSTYLELOOS WITH LUXURYYou've got a plasma TV in the den and a Sub-Zero wine cooler in the kitchen.

    TIP SHEET

  • It makes me wonder what earlier generations of daredevils did for kicks wrassle a bear? dive off a cliff? and how many of those thrillseekers survived their solutions.

    weapons of massdistraction › The Devil Plays For Keeps

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