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Flashcards in CDQ's Week 6 Deck (35):
1

vile

extremely unpleasant

2

toss and turn

to be unable to sleep because of worrying

3

trait

a distinguishing quality or characteric

4

moron

a stupid person

5

troupe

a group of people

6

throw caution to the wind

take a risk

7

take your pick

choose what you want

8

jerk

a word for idiot, fool, moron, etc.

9

be a sucker for

really like something

10

omnipotent

having unlimited power / able to do anything

11

stab

push a knife into sb.

12

out of gourd

out of mind / crazy

13

booze

drink a lot of alcohol

14

bleak

not hopeful or encouraging / lack of warmth

15

bask

lie exposed to warmth and light / revel in and most the most of

16

humdinger

a remarkable or outstanding person

17

hick

a person who lives in the country / uneducated person

18

ciao

used as a greeting at meeting or party

19

bereft

deprived of or lacking something

20

prima donna

a person with an inflated view of their own talent or importance

21

slumber

a sleep

22

furtive

secretive

23

versatile

able to adapt to many functions or activities

24

intersperse

scatter among or between other things; place here and there

25

phenom

a person who is outstandingly talented; a star

26

monetary

of or relating to money.

27

spontaneous

performed without premeditation / having a natural manner

28

seer

a person who sees the visions of the future

29

prognostic

predicting future event

30

succumb

fail to resist / die from the effect of

31

chapped

become cracked, rough EX. chapped lip

32

sarcasm

the use of irony to mock

33

retention

the continued possession / fact of keeping something in memory

34

peek

look quickly, typically in a furtive manner

35

blow up

to burst into anger