February 27

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[S or U] literary a situation in which something becomes less important:

predominate
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be the strongest or main element; be greater in number or amount.

of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.

abhorrent
s: detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive
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offensive to the mind
The first time he saw me with curly hair, he said, "Oh, your hair is CURLY" in the same tone of voice one would use when finding another person's politics to be abhorrent.

C2 thought not to be completely true or not able to be trusted:

grit
very small pieces of stone orsand:
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courage and determinationdespite difficulty:

sneer
​ an unkind expression on yourface that shows you do notrespect or approve of someone or something:
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to talk about or look at someone or something in anunkind way that shows you do not respect or approve of him, her, or it:

​ having some of the samequalities:

​ formal to announce somethingpublicly or officially, especiallysomething positive:

indiscretion
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​ [C] something, especially asexual relationship, that isconsidered embarrassing ormorally wrong:

entangle
​ to cause something to becomecaught in something such as anet or ropes:
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​ involved with something or someone in a way that makes it difficult to escape:


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