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majorarmy term, a senior officer, also can be used in college, I.e I majored in mathsRate it:

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a bright futureAn uplifting, reassuring, self fulfilling, confident outlook relative to a major change, opportunity, circumstance, windfall, inheritance, promotion which provides all elemental criteria for a bright future.Rate it:

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the three components of art are : 1. mere catharsis and cathexis, 2. (etc. )Cathexis : 2 major definitions, one being psychoanalytic in nature. Very rarely used in speech or in it's written form. Cathexis : what a fascinating word. Even the sound of it is unusual.Rate it:

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a bean counterOne whom keeps track of minute details. One whom counts trivialities and overlooks the major items of the moment.Rate it:

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big talkMajor topic of conversation; current gossip.Rate it:

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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.Rate it:

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broad strokesMajor features or key points; outline.Rate it:

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captain of industryA prominent business person who owns or is the highest-ranking executive of one or more major firms, especially one who has considerable wealth and influence.Rate it:

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ceterum censeoA formulaic expression used to end a speech by reinforcing one, often unrelated, major view.Rate it:

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falling outA disagreement; a major difference of opinion.Rate it:

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fiddle while Rome burnsTo neglect helping when one's time is needed most; to ignore the major problem at hand (whilst doing something less important); to be idle, inactive, or uninterested in a time of great need.Rate it:

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fit as a Mallee bullto be in good physical health. The Mallee is a major region for Australia's beef production in western Victoria.Rate it:

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go to great lengthsTo make a major effort; to be very careful when doing something, especially to an extreme or excessive degree.Rate it:

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heavy hitterA person of considerable importance who is a major decision maker or capable achiever; an especially significant organization or an especially functional object.Rate it:

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main sequence A major grouping of stars that creates a narrow band from the upper left to the lower right when plotted by luminosity and surface temperature on a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.Rate it:

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one may as well hang for a sheep as a lambIf one is going to commit a sin, it may as well be a major one as a minor one.Rate it:

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one-hit wonderA person or group known for achieving only a single major accomplishment.Rate it:

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parking lotA major thruway blocked by stop and go traffic.Rate it:

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perfect stormA powerful hurricane or other major weather disturbance, especially as produced by a combination of meteorological conditions.Rate it:

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pièce de résistanceThe best achievement of an author or artist, representing his major life effort.Rate it:

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rat run/runningA small, usually minor road used by a significant amount of traffic as a short cut or to avoid congestion on more major routes.Rate it:

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rule the school(of one or a group of students) To socially dominate a school's student population, or a major part of it (such as the girls or the boys).Rate it:

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straw that stirs the drinkThe person who stimulates or inspires a group; the major factor affecting a trend or set of developments.Rate it:

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tempest in a teapotA major fuss over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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tentpole movieA major motion picture which is expensive to produce and which is expected to generate significant revenue for its producing studio and investors.Rate it:

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the showThe major leagues.Rate it:

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thick of thingsA central or major role in a situation; a position in which one is surrounded by or very involved in complex, changing events.Rate it:

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