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Intermediate Deck 8

Intermediate Deck 8

Total: 19 words

dead meat

noun

used for expressing a very high degree of trouble; someone in big trouble

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fork over

verb

to hand over

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grind / the grind

noun

hard work, usually dirty work; any person's method of creating cash flow

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slow your roll

verb

to calm down

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fat cat

noun

a wealthy, powerful, and prominent individual

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yas queen / yas kween

interjection

a phrase used to express enthusiastic support, excitement, or congratulations for someone you love and/or admire

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razzle-dazzle

noun

showiness, brilliance, or virtuosity in technique or effect, often without concomitant substance or worth; flashy theatricality

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backstabber

noun

a person who says bad things about you behind your back

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brain fart / mind fart

noun

a temporary mental lapse

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cook up

verb

to concoct something; to fabricate something; to falsify something; often in the form 'cook up a story'

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gangsta / gangster

adjective

originally a member of a gang, the word is now often used to describe something fun, hip, or cool

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I shit you not / I kid you not

phrase

another way of saying 'I am very serious'

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spaz

noun

an uncoordinated and incompetent individual; a fool

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let's get it! / let's do this!

interjection

a statement akin to showing excitement in anticipation of an upcoming event or action; an energetic call to action

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hunky dory

adjective

satisfactory; fine

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in a jiff / in a jiffy

phrase

in a short amount of time

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high

adjective

the sensation produced by consuming drugs or alcohol

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it's on!

interjection

of a new competition or argument, beginning; of an existing competition or argument, intensifying

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wire

noun

a small microphone and transmitting device worn on the person as part of law enforcement interception of oral communications

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