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cunning, scheming, and unscrupulous, esp. in politics or in advancing one's career
showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be callous or improper
(esp. of a person's manner or actions) insisting on immediate attention or obedience, esp. in a brusquely imperious way
not showing due respect for another person; impertinent
shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action
habitual; usual
having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner
(of a substance) causing vomiting
neither parallel nor at a right angle to a specified or implied line; slanting
having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire
chew (food)
establish or settle (someone) in a comfortable, safe, or secret place
a brief evocative description, account, or episode - a small illustration or portrait photograph that fades into its background without a definite border
complain or find fault continually, typically about trivial matters
revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement)
an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization
ask for or obtain (something to which one is not strictly entitled)
(of a person) at the point of death
a conference between opposing sides in a dispute, esp. a discussion of terms for an armistice
a remark or statement, esp. one with a moral content, that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful
(of a person, event, or behavior) noisy, energetic, and cheerful; rowdy
the quality of being open and honest in expression; frankness
the state or feeling, often pleasant, of tiredness or inertia
temporary rest from activity, excitement, or exertion, esp. sleep or the rest given by sleep
DefinitionWord
unambiguously explicit and direct
a small quantity of a particular thing, esp. something considered desirable or valuable
having or showing shrewdness and good judgment, esp. in money or business matters
(of an action) convenient and practical, although possibly improper or immoral
referring to sexual matters in an amusingly rude or irreverent way
an American Indian woman or wife [offensive]
wanting or devouring great quantities of food
cautious; wary
not honorable in character or purpose
showing luminous colors that seem to change when seen from different angles
a tearing apart
done in a pompously or overly solemn manner so as to impress
not able to be denied or disputed
a buttock and thigh considered together, in a human or animal
a widow with a title or property derived from her late husband
cease to resist an opponent or an unwelcome demand; surrender
bold and without shame
reprimand (someone) severely
(of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence
a woman who flirts
(of a person, typically a woman, or their clothes) unfashionable and without style in appearance
an interest in or preoccupation with excrement and excretion
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome
approval or praise
lying stretched out on the ground with one's face downward

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