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Intermediate Deck 14

Intermediate Deck 14

Total: 18 words

hell-bent

adjective

to be extremely determined to do something without considering the risks or possible dangerous results

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high roller

noun

a gambler who makes large bets and spends freely

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hype

verb

to promote or publicize extravagantly

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in a jam

phrase

in a troublesome situation

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nail

verb

to arrest

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whoop

verb

to beat

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zero

noun

a worthless or contemptibly undistinguished person

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dis / diss

verb

to show disrespect; to disparage

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WTF

acronym

an abbreviation for `what the fuck?` or `who the fuck?`

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main man

noun

an important man

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weed

noun

marijuana

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moola / moolah

noun

money

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rap

noun

a negative and often undeserved reputation or charge, often used with bum or bad

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street-smart

adjective

familiar with the human condition as played out in an urban setting

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the pits

noun

the very bottom; the depths; the nadir; the worst

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junkie

noun

a person fiercely devoted to an activity

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savage

adjective

not caring about the consequences of his or her actions; cool or badass

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bad hair day

noun

a day on which your hair is especially unruly; hence, a day on which nothing goes to plan

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