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Justin
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English equivalent of the Malayalam saying "don't stab/poke the dead body"?

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What is the sound/audio equivalent of "unsightly"?

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What does "holding the cup at the other end of the string" mean here?

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Meaning of "The devil with you"

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What is the word that is used to describe the oversimplification or non-academic discussion of a complex issue?

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Word to describe things used in a board game

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What is the origin of "playing into someone's hands"?

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What sport is being referenced in the phrase "take one for the team"?

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Did Peter Piper steal a peck of American pickled peppers?

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A word that refers to saying something in an attempt to anger or embarrass someone into doing something that they don’t want to do?

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Use of "Say ..." to begin sentences, particularly in BrE versus AmE?

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What’s the term for an acronym that refers to another acronym?

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What is the suspension of finer particles in the air called when a powdery substance is poured?

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What is the overflow feature from a canal to a river called?

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What is the meaning of "I'm on detail"?

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Where does the word stoothing come from? Is it used in any other contexts apart from "stoothing wall"?

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What do you call someone who is a fan of jets?

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What is the proper name for a circle with a line through it?

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Why do translations refer to the original language with a definite article, e.g. "translated from the Spanish"?

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Word/phrase for talking tough when afraid

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A word that refers to saying something in an attempt to anger or embarrass someone into doing something that they don’t want to do?

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What does "Oxford Classic" mean in this context?

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Word for obscuring bad or immoral acts with verbiage

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What does "careabouts" mean?

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When and by whom was “text neck” coined?

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Is there any difference between "congenial" and "genial"?

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What is the suspension of finer particles in the air called when a powdery substance is poured?

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Why does the word ‘suffix’ have a double ‘ff’ while ‘prefix’ has a single ‘f’?

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Word for "when someone does something good for you and then mentions it persistently afterwards"

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Is there an adjective for deer-like?

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