Sure. Jealousy tends to do that for example.
That's typically how you overcome fears that are based on a legitimate danger. Channeled correctly anger can be a conduit for positive change; it's only when you let it rule your actions alone that it becomes a poison to yourself and those around you.
But srsly, a "friendly" jumpscare is the perfect example of what adrenaline can do to a person. I suspect that may be part of the reason why the creepy clown craze of yesteryear suddenly seemed to die off, actually...
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