English 1

Vocabulary
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Terms
  • writhe
  • Amass
  • pitch into
  • thwart, forestall
  • sidekick
  • token
  • clipping
  • deride
  • untimely demise
  • mounting
  • cunning, wily, crafty
  • trying
  • glean, deduce
  • look the part
  • perks
  • unduly
  • harbour
  • slurp (on)
  • chomp on
  • outdo (sbself)
  • grid
  • rampart
  • detached
  • concoct
  • akin to "i"
  • to feign "ei"
  • nip in the bud
  • arrondissement
  • abet (sth, sb)
  • just shy of
  • land on your feet, hit feet
  • impersonate (sb)
  • the world revolves around you
  • knocked me on my butt literally overnight
  • ride out the storm 
  • frayed
  • unblemished / blemish
  • fairly sizable mistake
  • throttle / at full throttle
  • fete / feted
  • peg sb as / busybody
  • swindle / grift (out) / bilk (out)
  • feckless
  • grand, petit (petty) larceny
  • newfound (adj)
  • to be in a predicament (tight spot)
  • wit
  • dim
  • squabble, boat, tussle
  • ward off, repel, deflect, fight off, fend off
  • at any rate
  • it will sway them to fall in line
  • hurtle
  • geld (horse) neuter (dog)
  • throb(bing) / hearthrob
  • stick up for myself
  • vaunt, laud, flatter, crow about/over
  • gaunt
  • jostle
  • wait it out
  • jive (slang)
  • butt in
  • next of kin
  • a shut-in
  • to be fresh out of
  • get hitched
  • keel over
  • hog (sth)
  • deadbeat
  • leech off (sb)
  • stop fidgeting with your hair, it reads weak
  • pull a muscle
  • cop a plea
  • skew
  • nuts and bolts
  • kibble
  • busted fémur
  • hit rock bottom
  • shingle
  • grubby
  • cono helado
  • tipping point
  • linger
  • gauche
  • egress
  • tag along
  • gig
  • shoal of
  • perk up
  • break in my shoes
  • foot the bill
  • to be an ingrate
  • nag (at) (sb) // badger (sb) / ply (sb)
  • auction (off)
  • tap into
  • the bone poked out
  • flare-up
  • pamper
  • clutter
  • slaw
  • tot, tyke
  • hook me up with morphine // walk on by me
  • educated guess
  • wishful thinking
  • stick it up to (sb)
  • crop / buzz my hair
  • clingy
  • stump
  • famished
  • set your sights (on) (lower)...
  • ransack
  • down the line
  • ballpark
  • despond(ent), despair
  • hard-up
  • garnish
  • fiend
  • void
  • fledging
  • reap
  • peddle
  • hasty
  • suffice
  • give an earful, tell sb off
  • scrimp / skimp (on)
  • smear "i"
  • smudge "a"
  • adamant
  • hitch, obstacle, impediment
  • embroider
  • shack (up)
  • dole out
  • lets get down to brass tacks
  • scuttlebutt
  • go out on a limb
  • sign off on (sth)
  • to be in over sbds head
  • to be in fine fettle
  • leek
  • hassle
  • imply
  • buff
  • let up (on)
  • clerk
  • hit it off
  • heft
  • slick
  • soy
  • to be left holding the bag
  • clerkship
  • pilfer
  • scuffle
  • plaintiff (law)
  • barring
  • prey
  • baloney
  • hindsight "ai"
  • (to be on the) high-end
  • a tad
  • plop
  • yank
  • dont look a gift horse in the mouth
  • not in the least
  • it's like
  • reversed
  • stale
  • attest to (sth)
  • tune in to
  • low blow
  • scathing
  • wail
  • cut a deck of cards and shuffled them
  • folksy
  • to cheap out (on sth)
  • skedaddle
  • catch up
  • own up to sth
  • pry
  • leeway
  • quirk
  • rattle - rattle (sb)
  • out (sb) as (sth)
  • play up (sth)
  • go all out
  • spurious (claim)
  • no fuss no muss
  • confer
  • unhinged
  • flimsy
  • tamper with (sth) / meddle in
  • tamper-proof lock
  • Stealth
  • waiver (waive)
  • ply 
  • make of (sb,sth)
  • high-tail it (out, in...)
  • stirring
  • bog down
  • bundle
  • throw in
  • wind up
  • sharp / dull pain
  • inordinate
  • sham
  • feasibility
  • fan out
  • minute 
  • up and about
  • mirage
  • if you expect me to put out on a first date, you can think again
  • to be put out
  • stroke of genious / luck
  • to sit weird
  • sleep straight through
  • have a it
  • a fit of rage
  • chivalry (ous)
  • fetch (sth / sb: pick up)
  • ceño fruncido
  • correa de perro
  • gourd
  • stake out (survaillance)
  • mettle
  • showdown
  • glitch
  • rind "ai" (peel)
  • leverage
  • grit 
  • derelict
  • stalwart
  • amenable
  • stint
  • wholesale
  • rube
  • snare
  • scrawny
  • mug shot
  • ritzy
  • splurge
  • retract
  • stout
  • wean
  • compel
  • contender / contend for
  • growth spurt
  • stream
  • in stitches
  • hindrance
  • manure
  • to wire money
  • mingle
  • lousy
  • cue ball
  • pan out
  • fink
  • get (wrap) your head around
  • browse
  • fleece
  • tainted
  • cleansing
  • oust (sb)
  • refrain (from)
  • another crack
  • scare up
  • estrange "ei" sb
  • punt, defer
  • tarp
  • conk out
  • moot
  • unimpeachable
  • wince, flinch, recoil, cringe, draw back, cower 
  • poach sth/sb
  • tug-of-war
  • to be besotted with sth
  • skulk 
  • loiter, dawdle
  • prowl
  • rove
  • lurk
  • peril "perol"
  • snuggle
  • a lo ancho
  • (be at an, hit) all-time high
  • hot on our tail
  • keep your eyes peeled
  • disparaging the differently abled
  • prowess
  • debase
  • overhaul
  • stoke the fire / stoked about sth
  • slave away
  • Trait
  • don't go off the point
  • sbs whereabouts
  • Mishap
  • Set phrase
  • Jot sth
  • Bigotry
  • Aloft
  • Double take (n)
  • Snide (adj)
  • Tout
  • Heckle (sb)
  • Jigsaw