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  1. wound-upadjective

    Synonyms:
    aroused, tense

  2. wound-upadjective

    brought to a state of great tension

    all wound up for a fight

    Synonyms:
    aroused, tense

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  1. Karin Keller-Sutter:

    I have come to the realization in recent weeks that a globally active, systemically important bank cannot simply be wound up according to the ‘too big to fail’ plan, legally, this would be possible. In practice, however, the economic damage would be considerable.

  2. Tara Reid:

    It was a Coen Brothers film, at the time, I was in the waiting room withCharlize TheronandLiv Tyler. And I thought, ‘Yeah, right, like I’m ever going to get this movie.’ But I wound up getting it and everyone was like, ‘Who’s this unknown girl who got the Coen Brothers film?’ Andit was me.

  3. Chris Cuomo:

    I forgot Raj’s last name this morning. I apologize for that. And then there wound up being a counter-narrative: ‘Well, that makes you racist,' it’s not helpful… it’s being said.

  4. Pablo Picasso:

    When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you become a monk you'll end up as the pope. 'Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

  5. Tom Jennings:

    The question is, was this a Stockholm Syndrome type of thing where she wound up having empathy with the people who are actually holding you hostage? there’s probably some of that involved. I don’t get the sense from studying this… that she was playing along… To me, she sounded very genuine in her hatred of the government… I think [the SLA] had turned her.


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