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Advanced Deck 11

Advanced Deck 11

Total: 19 words

played out

adjective

no longer exciting or interesting due to overexposure

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skim

verb

to divert a portion of your earnings or winnings to avoid paying taxes or to avoid paying your superiors in the enterprise their share

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merc

noun

a mercenary soldier

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sourpuss

noun

a person having a grouchy disposition that is often accompanied by a scowling facial expression

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squawk

verb

to complain

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switcheroo

noun

a swapping; an exchange

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square

adjective

old-fashioned; decent and honest; conventional

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this time, it’s personal

phrase

used as a humorous assertion that an issue is being taken personally

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flip side / on the flip side

noun

later on

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waterworks

phrase

tears

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normie

noun

a person who keeps up with mainstream media and does what popular culture tells them to do, or in general is into trendy garbage

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you don't even know

phrase

used as an intensifier when words fail

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smack-dab

adverb

exactly

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unicorn

noun

a person or thing that is rare and highly valued, or is a hypothetical ideal

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where you're coming from

phrase

your point of view or opinion

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would you believe...?

phrase

used for humorously probing for a statement that can be believed

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whitewash

verb

to alter something in a way that favors, features, or caters to white people: such as to portray the past in a way that increases the prominence, relevance, or impact of white people and minimizes or misrepresents that of non-white people

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tree-hugger

noun

an environmental activist

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I'm gone

phrase

used as a farewell

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