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de
away,down
debase
to lower in rank,quality, or dignity
decline
a downward slope(noun),to refuse politely,to turn down(verb)
deduct
to subtract or take away from a total amount
deflate
to release air or gas from a container;to reduce the confidence or certainty of
deposit
to put or lay down;to put away for safe keeping
descend
to go down; to come down from
desultory
moving or jumping from 1 thing to another in an aimless way;disconnected or random
detrimental
damaging or harmful
cred
to believe
con
together,with
com
together,with
circ,circum
around,circle
ambi,amphi
both,around
ben,bene
good,well
mono,uni
one 1
last but not least
An introduction phrase to let the audience know that the last person mentioned is no less important than those introduced before him/her
lend me your ear
to politely ask someone's full attention
let bygones be bygones
to forget about a disagreement or argument
let sleeping dogs lie
to avoid restarting a conflict
let the cat out of the bag
to share a secret that wasn't supposed to be shared
level playing field
a fair competition where no side has an atvantage
like a chicken with it's head cut off
to act in a frenzied manner
liquor someone up
to get someone drunk
long in the tooth
old people or horses
loose cannon
someone who is unpredictable and can cause damage if not kept in check(out of control)
make no bones about
to state a fact so there are no doubts or objections
method to my madness
strange or crazy actions that appear meaningless but in the end are done for a good reason
mumbo jumbo
Nonsense or meaningless speech.
Mum's the word:
To keep quiet. To say nothing.
Nest Egg:
Savings set aside for future use.
Never Bite The Hand That Feeds You:
Don't hurt anyone that helps you.
New kid on the block:
Someone new to the group or area.
New York Minute:
A minute that seems to go by quickly, especially in a fast paced environment.
No Dice:
To not agree. To not accept a proposition.
No Room to Swing a Cat
An unsually small or confined space.
Not Playing With a Full Deck:
Someone who lacks intelligence.
adieu
farewell
advent
an arrival,coming into place or view
apex
the highest point,tip
assimilate
to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own
bogus
false,counterfeit
exorbitant
unreasonably high;excessive
interim
the time between,temporarily,coming between 2 points in time
inundate
to flood,overflow;to overwhelm by numbers or size
malign
to speak evil of,slander,evil
meander
to wander about,wind about;sharp turn or twist
metropolis
a large city;the chief city of an area
momentous
very important
obstreperous
noisy,unruly,disorderly