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enthusiasm, self-confidence, and style.
a mixture of different kinds of things
a slip in etiquette, manners or conduct. an embarrassing blunder
a young person guided by one with more experience, apprentice
Quid Pro quo
something is taken or given for something in return
procedure; manner of doing things; the way something works
a for the special purpose presently under consideration
a person who takes adulation and privileged treatment as a right and reacts with petulance and criticism
huge, crushing, unstoppable
someone who is an authority on a particular subject
a visible manifestation or embodiment of an abstract concept. (India)
a thin outer layer; a superficially valuable or pleasing appearance
double goer. a ghostly double or counterpart of a living person
a strong desire to travel
pleasure in others pain
beginning or origin of something
nearsightedness (literally); lack of foresight, narrow-minded (metaphorical)
incredible nerve, almost to a fault
to throw someone out a window.
something that is designed to be more practical than beautiful
an ethnic or cultural group that is spread throughout various parts of the world.
to leave a country, especially your native one
to think carefully at length at something
a person who leads a serious but simple life, especially one that denies themselves pleasures of life to themselves such as many material possessions.
having to do with walking or moving
a long journey from one place to another, usually by foot.
(literal)an area of miry or boggy ground whose surface yields under the tread; a bog. (abstract) a situation from which extrication is very difficult.
having to do with farming
having to do with the earth
to give something up
a foreigner or foreign
to explore a place to gather info
to behave in a high-spirited way, festive manner
Characterized bu the use of intellect, very smart.
recklessly prodigal, spends money recklessly.
someone that dedicates themselves to charitable works.
vile, shameful, or base character (linked often to one's morality)
regarded as hole; venerated; sacred
no longer in general use.
to separate or choose the desirable from the undesirable.
to formally give something up-usually a high office or position.
distinguished, excellent or pure ancestry.
someone or something that indicates future trends.
keen insight, a knack for something
obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree. (to be a kiss-ass)
incapable of being satisfied
Obtained, done, made, etc, by stealth, secret or unauthorized
Utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
Lying on the back, face front or upward.
Pertaining to or resembling a wolf
Cheerfully optimistic, hopeful or confident. Bloody, blood-red, reddish, or ruby.
A trick or stratagem designed to fool someone
done in or executed with secrecy or concealment, especially for purpose to subversion or deception; private or surreptitious.
To help someone, especially in doing something illegal
Degeneration, decline, or decrease, as form disuse
An illness or disease that spreads from one person to another
To reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc. ; lessen diminish.
A general feeling of sickness or dissatisfaction
The science or the study of the origin, nature, and course of diseases.
A cunning or complicated plot designed to achieve something in particular.
A state of final spiritual ruin; loss of ones soul; damnation.
An appointment to meet at a certain time and place, especially one made somewhat secertly by lovers.
Caused by or showing sincere remorse.
A feeling of frustration or shame due to some sort of disappointment (less mild then humiliation)
A mark of disgrace or infamy, a stain or reproach, as on one's reputation
Great personal disgrace or dishonor.
The lowest point; point of greatest adversity or despair.
Showy in an attempt to impress others.
Lasting a very short time; short lived
Changeable; volatile; fickle; flighty; erratic
A person or thing detested or loathed
An ointment or salve, usually liquid or semi-liquid, for application to wounds, sores, etc.
A platform that runs along a harbor for loading and unloading boats
A person whose life is devoted to the pursuit of pleasure and self-gratification.
old fashioned; unduly formal and traditional; heavy, dull, or uninteresting; tediously commonplace; boring
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