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Flashcards in ESLPOD [111;112;113] Deck (24):
1

to delay doing something until later, usually something that you do not want to do

procrastinate

2

to deal with an unpleasant or difficult situation in order to achieve something

brave (the crowds)

3

somebody who enjoys finding bargains

bargain hunter

4

a reduction in the price of something

markdown

5

a knot that you tie in something such as a piece of string so that there are two circular parts and two loose ends

bow

6

someone who hates spending money

scrooge

7

An expression used to show digust at the Christmas season, made famous by the fictional character Ebinizer Scrooge in the Charles Dickens novel 'A Christmas Carol'

Bah humbug

8

a part of a religious or official ceremony

observance

9

a circle of flowers or leaves that you put on a grave to show that you are remembering the dead person; a circle of flowers or leaves that you hang up for decoration; a circle of flowers or leaves that someone wears on their head

wreath

10

to accept and perform the customs connected with a particular day, festival, or event

observe

11

not religious, or not connected with religion

secular

12

a joyful religious song or hymn, especially a Christian song celebrating Christmas

carol

13

[Events, Festivities, or Holidays]an eight-day Jewish holiday in November or December

hanukkah

14

an object that holds seven or more candles, used in the Jewish religion

menorah

15

a toy that looks like a spinning top, used to play games during Hanukkah

dreidel

16

a cultural and harvest festival celebrated by African Americans.

kwanzaa

17

the art, buildings, traditions, and beliefs that a society considers important to its history and culture

heritage

18

bright and colorful in a way that makes you think of a celebration; connected with a festival or celebration, especially Christmas

festive

19

a street that has many shops, stores, restaurants, etc. along it

strip

20

to start something such as a relationship or conversation with someone in an informal way

strike up (conversation)

21

visitors come from other cities

out-of-towner

22

someone whose job is to control a public or sports event

marshal

23

a large vehicle decorated and driven as part of a parade

float

24

watch out

heads up