WordPlay: High School University Act one

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Condolences

expressions of sympathy

Jostle

push or shove hard; elbow somebody or something

Inadvertent

due to an oversight; negligent

Ominous

menacing or threatening

Bristle

have one's hair stand up; stiffen with fear or anger

Loathe

despise or hate

Caustic

sarcastic or biting

Infamous

having a bad reputation

Wrest

seize or take by force

Tremulous

trembling or quivering

Repudiate

disown, refuse to accept or reject

Reprimand

a severe scolding

Incipient

just starting or beginning to exist

Mundane

ordinary, worldly or down to earth

Euphemism

a less offensive term; something said in a less direct way

Lackluster

dull or lacking brightness

Dupe

to fool somebody; someone who is easily fooled

Incongruous

having inconsistent elements

Crocodile tears

hypocritical sympathy

Go up in smoke

end fruitlessly; come to no practical result

Carry the day

win the honors or win the approval of the majority

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