(entered for 12.27.05)
Meaning: excited or energized. Use examples.
Rewrite 1: statica3 in his shorts
Rewrite 2: an itch on his spine
Rewrite 3: a scorpion in his shoe
Rewrite 4: a spider dangling in front of his face
Comment: I thought of things that might make me jump around excitedly or make me get up quickly and run away.
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