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late bloomerA person who reaches puberty comparatively later than their peers.Rate it:

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leave for deadTo abandon a person or other living creature that is injured or otherwise incapacitated, assuming that the death of the one abandoned will soon follow.Rate it:

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letters after one's nameA list of abbreviations, separated by commas, representing the academic qualifications and civil or military honours achieved by a person.Rate it:

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life and soul of the partyA person who participates in entertainment events in a very enthusiastic manner and who has a leading role in inspiring others to join in the spirit of festivity.Rate it:

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life of the partyA person who participates in entertainment events in a very enthusiastic manner and who has a leading role in inspiring others to join in the spirit of festivity.Rate it:

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like cheese at fourpenceOf a person, to be waiting idly or timewasting.Rate it:

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like turkeys voting for ChristmasSelf-defeating or serving to bring about a situation detrimental to the person performing the action.Rate it:

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limp dickA weak person.Rate it:

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lionA famous person.Rate it:

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live oneA person, thing, or situation which is particularly interesting, noteworthy, or urgent.Rate it:

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live wireAn especially energetic, alert, or vivacious person.Rate it:

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lone gunmanAn individual person who acts on his or her own initiative, without partners, especially one who has sole responsibility for doing something questionable, confidential, or iniquitous.Rate it:

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long goodbyeNickname for Alzheimer's disease, especially for the final phase of the disease, during which the patient suffers a progressive decline of cognitive and motor skills and gradually loses the ability to recognize and to communicate with family and friends.[1]; nickname for the relationship between a person suffering from Alzheimer's disease and that person's family or friends.Rate it:

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loose cannonAn uncontrolled or unpredictable person who causes damage to his own friends, faction, political party, etc.Rate it:

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lot lizardA low or stupid person.Rate it:

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love gogglesblindness to criticism or objectivity directed at a person that one is in love with.Rate it:

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love is blindA person who is in love can see no faults or imperfections in the person who is loved.Rate it:

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lubrication paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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make a monkey out ofTo cause a person, organization, or action to appear foolish or inferior; to subject someone or something to ridicule..Rate it:

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make a moveTo initiate a conversation or perform an action intended to engage the willing attention of a person in whom one has a romantic or sexual interest.Rate it:

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make someone's blood boilTo cause a person to feel angry or very annoyed, especially in situation in which one cannot fully display that feeling to others.Rate it:

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make someone's blood run coldTo cause a person to feel fear, horror, dread, or strong forboding.Rate it:

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make someone's teeth itchTo bother or unsettle a person; to put someone on edge.Rate it:

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make timeTo spend time with a person in or in pursuit of a romantic relationship.Rate it:

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mama's boyA male person, especially a young man or boy, who is overly attached to or influenced by his mother; a sissy.Rate it:

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man in the streetA typical person, unversed in a given subject; an inexpert commoner.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea ship found empty of all people, in good condition, seemingly abandoned on the high seasRate it:

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Master of the Universea powerful personRate it:

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Master of the Universehighly successful business personRate it:

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meatyOf a person or a body part, large and solid.Rate it:

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Merry AndrewA person who clowns publicly; a buffoon; an entertainer's assistant.Rate it:

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moment in the sunA brief instance in which an otherwise obscure, unremarkable, or humble person draws attention.Rate it:

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moral compassA person, belief system, etc. serving as a guide for morally appropriate behavior.Rate it:

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moral supportAssistance given to a person or cause, usually without getting directly involved.Rate it:

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motor mouthOne who talks incessantly; a chatty or loquacious person.Rate it:

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mouth breatherA person who is boorish, stupid, or otherwise unattractive.Rate it:

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mouth breatherA person who routinely inhales and exhales through the mouth, instead of through the nose.Rate it:

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mouth of a sailorThe characteristic of regularly using vulgar language, especially strong profanities; a person having this characteristic.Rate it:

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muckamuckA person in a position of power, authority, or status.Rate it:

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muckety muckA person in a position of power, authority, or status.Rate it:

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nighthawkA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours.Rate it:

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nine day wonderSomething that generates interest for a limited time and is then abandoned.Rate it:

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no slave to fashionA person whose style of clothing and appearance are unconventional, informal, or slovenly; a person who takes little interest in how he or she is dressed.Rate it:

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no spring chickenSaid of a person who is no longer particularly young.Rate it:

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not playing with a full deck(chiefly US, Canada) (of a person) Not acting completely sanely, or mildly mentally retarded or diminished.Rate it:

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odd duckAn unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.Rate it:

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odd fishAn unusual thing or eccentric person.Rate it:

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of that ilkUsed other than as an idiom. Of that kind; of the same kind of person or thing as the one just mentioned.Rate it:

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oil trashAn uncultured, rowdy roughneck employed in the petroleum industry, especially a "white trash" person if used negatively.Rate it:

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old fartAn elderly person who holds views that are considered old-fashioned.Rate it:

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