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    in a reluctant or resentful manner
    crooked or askew; not level
    not aware of or not concerned about what is happening around one
    curt or sharp, especially in a condescending way
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    employ endearments or flattery to persuade someone to do something or give one something
    (of a person or other living thing) lose or lack vitality; grow weak or feeble
    deceive or trick (someone)
    tell or signal (someone) to be silent
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    (especially of a person or their appearance) messy and dirty
    having a full rounded shape
    lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting
    Artificial and difficult to believe.
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    an animal that naturally preys on others
    a wealthy, powerful person in business or industry
    a weak and cowardly or unadventurous person
    magnificent and splendid appearance; grandeur
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    bad-tempered and unfriendly
    (of a person) large and strong; heavily built
    To be completely confused because of an overload of information.
    (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing
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    horrifyingly wicked
    (of a person or their behavior) tending to attract attention because of their exuberance, confidence, and stylishness
    strange and frightening
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    To take money from someone by cheating or tricking them.
    engage in petty argument or bargaining
    speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way
    to criticize someone in an angry manner
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    move smoothly over a surface with a twisting or oscillating motion
    to influence a person's decision in a particular direction
    to do things in a relaxed way, without rushing
    make continual twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body
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    short stalks of growth
    a small and particularly interesting item of gossip or information
    an animal that naturally preys on others
    a person who deserts and betrays an organization, country, or set of principles
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    stylishness and originality
    a strong and fast-moving stream of water or other liquid
    a group of close-knit and interrelated families
    a disease or ailment
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    an old man
    usually an uncomplimentary term referring to 'white people'
    A person who is likely to be taken advantage of, and who does not get respect
    an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury
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    dirt ingrained on the surface of something, especially clothing, a building, or the skin
    a short, confused fight or struggle at close quarters
    a very bad smell
    a large number of similar things or events appearing or occurring in quick succession
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    a lump of earth or clay
    a long story of heroic achievement, especially a medieval prose narrative in Old Norse or Old Icelandic
    a small shapeless mass or blob of something, especially soft food
    An appearance or illusion without material substance
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    having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
    affectedly and irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important
    not surprised or worried
    kept secret or done secretively, especially because illicit
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    give a sharp, shrill bark
    take money from (someone) by cheating, defrauding, or overcharging them
    gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire, need, or habit or a person with such a desire, etc.)
    talk rapidly and excitedly but with little sense
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    To stop, reduce or limit something.
    report another's wrongdoing
    beat or stir (a substance, especially cream or eggs) with a light, rapid movement
    to treat someone unfairly, by giving them less than they deserve
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    a small and particularly interesting item of gossip or information
    a stupid person
    funny, silly, or strange behavior
    an excessively greedy eater
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    to hit someone hard
    to cry out loudly in pain, anger, amusement, etc.
    stand, move, or sit in a lazy, drooping way
    To get rid of undesirable things
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    having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner
    (of the eyes) unfocused or filmy from sleep or tiredness
    Artificial and difficult to believe.
    Somewhat indecent and liable to shock, especially by being sexually suggestive.
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    a slow-moving tropical American mammal that hangs upside down from the branches of trees using its long limbs and hooked claws
    a state of nervous excitement or agitation
    a man who is concerned with his clothes and appearance in an affected and excessive way; a dandy
    a person who is dishonest or a criminal
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    have a short, light sleep
    killing a lot of people
    help or encourage (something) to increase or improve
    to laugh quietly or inwardly
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    (of the eyes) unfocused or filmy from sleep or tiredness
    neither parallel nor at a right angle to a specified or implied line; slanting
    Important because of the effect it has on the future
    covered, encrusted, or saturated with dirt, grease, or other objectionable substance; filthy
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    sedate, respectable, and unadventurous
    lacking initiative or strength of character; irresponsible
    awkward in movement or in handling things
    bothersome or persistent especially in a petty or tiresome way
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    endless (often used hyperbolically)
    (of a place) lacking fresh air or ventilation
    (of a person or situation) sordid, corrupt, or immoral
    (of a person or their manner) unwilling or unable to believe something
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    an ignorant or stupid person
    a silly or foolish person
    the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.
    A mischievous but harmless trouble maker
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    to think about a proposal or request carefully and at length.
    walk doggedly and slowly with heavy steps
    strike or hit (someone or something) very hard
    move or act in an awkward or confused manner
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    To smile in an uncomplimentary, self-satisfied way.
    extravagant or intensive publicity or promotion, that often turns out to be false
    a short description of a book, movie, or other product written for promotional purposes and appearing on the cover of a book or in an advertisement
    a small flash of light, especially as reflected from a shiny surface
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    untidy, disorganized, or incongruously varied in character
    slightly drunk
    causing great horror or fear; frightful or macabre
    difficult to find, catch, or achieve
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    shiny and smooth
    having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one's achievements
    lasting for a very short time
    slightly fat
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    cease developing; become inactive or dull
    extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless
    Very strange or unusual, especially so as to cause interest, amusement, or discomfort.
    Somewhat indecent and liable to shock, especially by being sexually suggestive.
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