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Intermediate Deck 6

Intermediate Deck 6

Total: 17 words

woke

adjective

being conscious of racial discrimination in society and other forms of oppression and injustice; in mainstream use, woke can also more generally describe someone or something as being 'with it'

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backhanded compliment

noun

an insult disguised as a compliment

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break it up

verb

to end a fight

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sitting duck

noun

a vulnerable person

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steamy

adjective

passionate or erotic

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all that jazz

phrase

used when speaking to mean 'and other similar things'

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call it a day

verb

to stop some kind of activity, usually used when talking about work

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cheap shot

noun

a petty, unfair insult; in sports, an unnecessary and unprovoked act of violence

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crow’s feet

noun

wrinkles at the corner of the eyes

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oddball

noun

a strange, eccentric, or peculiar person

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jack of all trades

noun

a person who can do passable work at various tasks; a handy and versatile person

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decent

adjective

of a good enough quality; acceptable

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fat chance

noun

no chance at all

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hammered

adjective

drunk

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rock

verb

to excite someone

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how come?

phrase

why

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easy peasy

adjective

a childish term for something very easy

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