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noun [uncountable]     catnip pronunciation in British English
/ˈkætnɪp/
  1. 1
    a plant with a strong smell that attracts cats and makes them excited
  2. 2
    someone or something that cannot be resisted

    Alternate universes, parallel lives, and the road not taken are usually irresistible catnip for me.

    He was catnip for the media.

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