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Flashcards in CDQ's Week 7 Deck (35):
1

qualms

uneasy feelings

2

vengeance

avengement, revenge

3

obnoxious

extremely unpleasant. EX. an obnoxious smell

4

trek

A long arduous journey, esp. one made on foot

5

stroll

walk in a leisurely way

6

lash

strike with a whip or stick

7

parody

An imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.

8

gorgeous

very beautiful, attractive

9

obesity

being very fat

10

riot

a violent disturbance / someone that is really funny

11

call it a day

call it quits: stop doing what one is doing;

12

cuddle

Hold close in one's arms as a way of showing love or affection

13

on a shoestring

use very little money

14

eye candy

something that is pleasing to the eye

15

all the rage

very popular, hot

16

freaky

very odd, strange or eccentric

17

sneak out

leave secretly

18

crooked

bends or curves / corrupt and dishonest

19

cynical

distrustful of human nature and motives

20

goofy

foolish, eccentric

21

bustling

busy, with lots of activities and actions.

22

pajamas

A suit of loose pants and shirt for sleeping in.

23

groggy

weak, unsteady from sleep, illness, etc

24

wind down

get relaxed

25

rugged

Having a broken, rocky, and uneven surface: "a rugged coastline".

26

cracked up to be

supposed to be

27

lore

stories, legends or knowledge about something

28

slip

to make a mistake

29

round up

seek out and bring together

30

tweak

twist or pull sharply

31

wired

in a nervous, tense state

32

swinging

lively, exciting

33

jittery

feeling panic or extremely nervous

34

shed

to pour forth in drops EX. shed tear

35

gag

a joke or an amusing story