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The intense feeling of being at the brink of an epiphany. An extremely frustrating experience, since a breakthrough never arrives - and you are left without it, hoplessly dreaming it will show itself to you.
"I almost knew what it was I was about to realize, but it never came..."
by Old Ben March 19, 2005
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Looking at something/someone you're familiar with, but having a memory of it, and no recollection of it. Everyone you know is somehow a bit of a stranger, and everything is new - but at the same time, you know it's jamais vu. Extremely confusing, and frustrating.
by Old Ben March 19, 2005
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