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 for gonzo
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual;
             "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another
             like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a
             freakish combination of styles"; "his off-the-wall
             antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"; "outre
             and affected stage antics" [syn: bizarre, eccentric,
             freakish, freaky, flaky, flakey, gonzo, off-
             the-wall, outlandish, outre]

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

   /gon'zoh/, adj.
      [from Hunter S. Thompson]
      1. With total commitment, total concentration, and a mad sort of panache.
      (Thompson's original sense.)
      2. More loosely: Overwhelming; outrageous; over the top; very large, esp.
      used of collections of source code, source files, or individual functions.
      Has some of the connotations of moby and hairy, but without the
      implication of obscurity or complexity.

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