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rave about sth/so

v.
To speak or write about something or someone with wild enthusiasm: The dinner guests raved about the roasted duck. The critic raved over the new movie.

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slander
havoc

verbal defamation
disorder

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pillage

verb
1.
rob (a place) using violence, especially in wartime.
steal (something) using violence, especially in wartime.
"artworks pillaged from churches and museums"
synonyms: ransack, rob, plunder, despoil, raid, loot; More

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qualms

an uneasy feeling of doubt, worry, or fear, especially about one's own conduct; a misgiving.
"military regimes generally have no qualms about controlling the press"
synonyms: misgivings, doubts, reservations, second thoughts, worries, concerns, anxiety

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pass up

:to let go by without accepting or taking advantage of ; also :decline, reject

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eke out

1 :to make up for the deficiencies of :supplement
2 :to make (a supply) last by economy
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bank on

To rely on someone or something: You can bank on her to get the job done when it has to be done quickly. I wouldn't bank on the bus arriving on time.

Fig. to be so sure of something that one can trust it as one might trust

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deprecate

play down, belittle, pray against


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throes

2 plural :a hard or painful struggle


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infatuated

be inspired with an intense but short-lived passion or admiration for.
too INFATUATED with the literature of the past
"she is infatuated with a handsome police chief"

synonyms: besotted with, in love with, head over heels about, obsessed with, taken with, lovesick for, moonstruck over; More

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shake a leg

hurry, move faster

let's shake a leg guys!

2/ dance

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hold your horses

be patient
hold on

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hang one's head

express shame or contrition

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see sth through

follow through on sth until it's completed

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tantalising

tease or torment with something attractive but unobtainable

tenter qqn
tantalise

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contrition
contrite

repent sins
repentance

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intrepid

fearless
dauntless
doughty
gallant
stalwart
stout
valorous

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streaked

stripes and linear decoration
physically or mentally disturbed, upset

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concession

conceded and granted
acknowledgement
admission

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haughty

arrogant
assumptive
bumptious

derived from "haut" en francais