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Compound

a thing that is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture.

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bizzare

strange, odd

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buck

Smackaroos, green

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dough

money

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Lit

cool, dope

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tunes

music

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junkie

drug addict

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jacked, shredded, packed

beefed up

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wimp

=/= jacked; weak

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The loo, the John

Toilet

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posh

elegant and fashionable

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hype

razzmatazz, ballyhoo, hullabaloo

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crib

Apartament, (sl) cave

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neat

clean or orderly

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loner

a quiet person who spends a lot of time alone and does not have friends

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party pooper

killjoy, wet blanket

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ditch

to get rid of something or someone

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to ghost sb

to ignore sb, end something without explanation

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gross

disgusting

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slob

a person who is lazy and dirty or messy

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gal / lass

= girl; woman

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flick

movie

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ink

tattoo

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munchies

snack, food, have the ~ =feel hunger

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famished

extremely hungry

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grub

food

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famine

starvation

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spinster

an elderly unmarried woman

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bachelor

an elderly unmarried man

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beefcake

attractive men with big muscles

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To have beef with

to have a problem with

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groovy

fashionable and exciting

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Potty

~training= teaching child how to use the toilet

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weakling

wuss, softy

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chicken

coward

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To jinx sth

To curse sth

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sick

feel ~, sth is ~=sth is cool

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bats, bananas, nuts, wacko

bonkers

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zany

Comical because of strangeness; ~characters, a ~ idea

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hinterland

Underdeveloped space/place

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nuts and bolts

basics, practical skills you need to do a job

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swindler

a person who elicits trust and then betrays that trust;

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amok

freak out, go berserk, go ballistic

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wicker

A flexible material that you can make baskets out of

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bravado

false bravery

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Caste

a hereditary social group; prominent in India

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kowtow

to bow or act in a subservient manner

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Ginseng

root; used in tea; from Chinese

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skalp

The skin on top of your head

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boudoir

a lady's bedroom

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coiffure

hairstyle

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entourage

group of attendants

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bulwark

  1. a defensive wall 2.

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Challah

special braided bread eaten on the sabbath

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chutzpah

extreme self-confidence or audacity

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Golem

(in Jewish legend) a clay figure brought to life by magic; minecraft mob

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Kosher

Jewish dietary laws

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schlub

talentless, unattractive person

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schmalzy

effusively or insincerely emotional

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schlock

of low quality or value

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undercut

to undermine

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Cephalopods

A member of a group of molluscs that include squids and octopus

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underfoot

on the ground; underneath or below

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undergo

experience

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undertaking

a formal pledge or promise to do something

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Do what you preach (idiom)

Don't be a hypocrite… (

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preach to the choir

to talk about something with a group of people who already agree with you

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to reverse what you did

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indecisive

abt sb who is unable to make choices

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infinite

=/= finite

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infallible

incapable of error

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impenetrable

impossible to get through

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inflict

(v.) to give or cause something unpleasant, impose

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inflect

to change (the form of a word) or (of a word) to change in form by ~ion. (tr) to change (the voice) in tone or pitch; modulate.

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intact

unscathed; whole withouth damage

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disparage

to degrade, to speak of someone or something in a derogatory manner

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Peat

Nawóz

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impeccable

flawless

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impede

to slow the progress

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unkempt

untidy

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inept

unskilled; clumsy, =/=apt

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unprompted

spontaneous

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impromptu

unplanned; made up at the spot

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undue

bez

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insipid

lacking interest or flavor

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risk-averse

a dislike of uncertainty

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avert

to turn away

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consolation

the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment.

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To console sb

to comfort sb

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To alter

to change or modify

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appraisal

evaluation or estimation of worth

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Appraiser

An independent person trained to provide an unbiased estimate of value

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enrich

enhance

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depleted

emptied; drained; used up

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To appraise

to estimate the value of

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Determinism

the philosophy that holds that every event, action, and decision results from something independent of the human will

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painstaking

extremely exhausting; causing pain

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Resonance

when two objects naturally vibrate at the same frequency

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resonate

produce or be filled with a deep, full, reverberating sound.; this character ~ed with me = he’s litteraly me

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footbridge

a bridge designed to be used by pedestrian

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