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an unfashionable woman
an item of clothing
oncerning the regions outside the capital city of a country
a thickened and hardened part of the skin
an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute
an ornament by embedding pieces of a different material in it
Medical condition characterized by inflammation of the lungs.
Uncool, old-fashioned, square, real Melvin.
A sub-genre of dramatic film charaterized by sensational subject matter, exaggerated characters and and starkly emotional manipulation.
Essential element of film noir: a scheming, sexually enticing and irresistably beautiful woman who inevitably lead othewise upstanding men into a vortex of amoral ambiguity.
Slang for a man who sexually prowls after women.
In the act of commiting a crime.
Know the angles
Slang for comprehensive knowledge about a particular subject that only comes through experience.
A woman's legs.
A suggestion usually offered within the context of some sort of business transaction or a scheme.
A purchase that turns out to be troublesome to maintain or sell to someone else.
A legal term describing property owned jointly by a husband and wife which impacts divorce settlements and insurance transactions differently from states and municipalities which do not have community property laws on the books.
Any person or institution which provides loans to customers.
The person to whom a creditor provides a loan.
Possessing the quality of being clever, shrewd, resourceful and innovative.
The object of desirable fantasies.
Committed to long-held beliefs and opinions.
Highly suggestible; easily influenced.
Outdated term for a refrigerator.
A young, pampered woman from an upper social class being formally " introduced" to society through a fancy dress ball and other ridiculously elitist and antiquated rituals.
Companionship and solidarity.
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