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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 18 Deck (29):
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merciless

without compassion or forgiveness

2

eyelid

the fold of skin that covers the eye when closed

3

to be tight-lipped

to not reveal information; to not speak openly about a person or topic

4

to have a big mouth

to speak more openly than you should

5

to loath

to hate

6

high-minded

having strong moral principals

7

to scoff at

to not take someone or something seriously

8

glossy

shiny and smooth

9

scalpel

knife used for surgery

10

clout

influence or power

11

frightened witless

so frightened that you cannot think clearly

12

prone to

vulnerable to

13

drop-dead gorgeous

exceptionally beautiful

14

to cheer

to shout in praise or encouragement

15

to rally

to come together to support a person or cause

16

cantankerous

irritable

17

to undergo

to be subjected to

18

flaw

imperfection

19

to grapple with

to deal with

20

overwhelming

something that is almost too much for you

21

unsettling

something that makes you feel anxious or uneasy

22

cue

a signal for action

23

findings

conclusions (of a report or investigation)

24

startling

surprising

25

media coverage

media exposure

26

impaired

weakened or damaged in some way

27

unimpaired

not weakened or impacted

28

roundly criticized

criticized emphatically

29

beamed

transmitted