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Intermediate Deck 16

Intermediate Deck 16

Total: 20 words

go-getter

noun

a very active and enterprising person

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shit-faced / faced

adjective

drunk; sometimes shortened to 'faced'

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take down

verb

to arrest and convict someone

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hoot

noun

a cause for laughter; a bit old-fashioned, often used in a sarcastic or condescending tone

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buns

noun

the rear end; buttocks

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buzz

noun

rumor; gossip; news

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creeped out

adjective

worried; disturbed

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earth to [name]

phrase

used as a humorous suggestion that the person named is not in touch with reality

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enough is enough!

interjection

phrase meaning 'I've had enough' or 'I can't take anymore'

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fess up

verb

to confess

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cover

verb

to help someone out by filling in their story, backing up their excuse, or going along with their lie; to corroborate someone's story

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do time

verb

to serve a prison sentence, especially in a manner that preserves the prisoner’s sanity

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dupe

verb

to deceive someone

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four-eyes

noun

a person who wears glasses, sometimes a nerd

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reject

noun

a socially inept person; a pathetic individual; a person who does not fit in with the fashionable and trendy majority

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go bananas

verb

go slightly mad

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air guitar

noun

an imagined guitar used to mimic a rock guitar player

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hot shit

adjective

exciting; fashionable

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kick ass

verb

to use force; to beat up

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lemon

noun

a bad buy or purchase

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