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gadarene

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adjective gad·a·rene \ˈga-də-ˌrēn\

Definition of gadarene

  1. :  headlong, precipitate <a gadarene rush to the cities>



Examples of gadarene

  1. <what began as the defection of a handful of employees soon became a gadarene exodus that threatened to leave the advertising agency understaffed>



Origin of gadarene

from the demon-possessed Gadarene swine in Matthew 8:28 that rushed into the sea


First Known Use: 1922


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