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Flashcards in CDQ's Week 8 Deck (35):
1

bicker

argue about trivial things.

2

shortchange

not do enough for / cheat

3

stamina

The ability to sustain long physical or mental effort.

4

hitchhiker

a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles.

5

rookie

A new recruit.

6

cadet

A student in training at a military school.

7

stratospheric

Extremely or unreasonably high EX. did not have stratospheric IQ scores.

8

sprint

Run at full speed over a short distance.

9

vow

A solemn promise.

10

relic

something from the past

11

yardstick

A standard used for comparison.

12

roll with the punches

to be able to deal well with difficulties or criticism

13

ammunition

A supply or quantity of bullets and shells. / Sth. that can be used to support your opinion in a debate.

14

dump

Deposit or dispose of (garbage, waste, or unwanted material), typically in a careless or hurried way.

15

chubby

plump, rounded, fat

16

stomp

Tread heavily and noisily, typically in order to show anger. EX. stomp on one's heart.

17

dread

Anticipate with great apprehension or fear

18

fluff

Make (something) appear fuller and softer, typically by shaking or brushing it: "I fluffed up the pillows".

19

paranoia

A mental condition characterized by delusions of persecution, unwarranted jealousy, or exaggerated self-importance

20

drool over

to show extreme and sometimes silly pleasure while looking at someone or something:...

21

sob

Cry noisily, making loud

22

spell it out

make it clear enough for understanding / explain it

23

walk out on

to suddenly end your relationship with someone or something

24

aura

The distinctive atmosphere or quality that seems to surround and be generated by a person, thing, or place.

25

fixate on

To focus one's eyes or attention on. EX. Why does everyone keep fixating on that?

26

torso

The trunk of the human body.

27

kinematic

the branch of mechanics concerned with motion without reference to force or mass.

28

pitfall

A hidden or unsuspected danger or difficulty.

29

plateau

an area of fairly level high ground / reach a state of little or no change after a time of activity or progress

30

mighty

extremely

31

limp

Walk with difficulty, typically because of a damaged or stiff leg or foot

32

slap

Hit (someone or something) with the palm of one's hand or a flat object

33

curated

Select, organize, and look after the items in (a collection or exhibition).

34

fidelity

Faithfulness to a person, cause, or belief, demonstrated by continuing loyalty and support.

35

moot

open to discussion or debate. adj/v/n/ a moot point / when it was mooted.