1. too much / excessive/ unnecessary
2. is not cool or fashionable anymore
3. i) T
iii ) NG
4. i) a thirst for adrenaline/excitement
ii ) a sense of survival/survival instinct
5. i) ratchet up
ii ) succumb to
iii ) exhilaration
7. the seat straps coming loose and throwing him from the ride
8. i) No
ii ) The water park as well as the Verruckt passed the annual inspections that Kansas law requires.
9. The line between what’s thrilling and what’s irrationally risky./The line between excitement, and taking risks that don't make sense.