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Advanced Deck 9

Advanced Deck 9

Total: 20 words

noggin

noun

the head

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on edge

adjective

nervous or anxious

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on the wagon

phrase

abstaining from drinking alcohol

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pack it in

verb

to retire; to quit

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racket

noun

an organized illegal activity, such as bootlegging or the extortion of money from legitimate business people by threat or violence

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rap sheet

noun

a list of one's past criminal charges

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sandbag

verb

to lull someone into a false sense of security, and then suddenly attack them

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circle jerk

noun

any non-productive, time-wasting exercise

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meal ticket

noun

a source of support, especially a person

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do in

verb

to kill (UK)

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MO

acronym

a criminal’s method of operating

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preach to the choir

phrase

to try to convince someone about something that they already support; to state one's opinion to those who are already most receptive to it

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spill your guts / spill your guts out

verb

to confess your secrets; to tell all you know

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hype man

noun

a hip-hop performer responsible for backup rapping and singing and increasing an audience’s excitement with call-and-response chants

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munchies / munch

noun

a snack

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not give a rat's ass

phrase

to not care at all

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moonshine

noun

privately and illegally distilled alcohol

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jack shit

noun

nothing; a pittance

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floor

verb

to push a vehicle’s accelerator to the floorboard

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job

noun

a medical procedure, usually combined with a body part, like 'nose,' 'boob,' etc.

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