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Russian rouletteA deadly game in which a person loads a single bullet in the cylinder of a revolver, spins the cylinder so that the location of the bullet is unknown, points the weapon at his/her head, and pulls the trigger. In its most lethal form, played by multiple participants each of whom takes a turn until the weapon discharges.Rate it:

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sexual tensionPhysically induced libidinal unrest arising between two individuals when aware of each other's presence.Rate it:

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sum of its partsA concept in holism. Related to the idea that the total effectiveness of a group of things each interacting with one another is different or greater than their effectiveness when acting in isolation from one another.Rate it:

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three-ring circusA large circus in which three separate performances, each within its own circular enclosure, are staged simultaneously before a single audience.Rate it:

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turn about is fair playMy business partner came up to Me the week before Halloween to notify that he was leaving for two weeks in Florida 'cause is wife was tired.Rate it:

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two centsA nearly worthless amount, alluding to placing a copper penny on each of the eyelids of a pauper's or slave's body before burial.Rate it:

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two-fisted drinkerEither someone who can handle their liquor well, or an alcoholic clutching a drink in each hand.Rate it:

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war of nervesA situation in which opposed parties refrain from direct conflict but maintain a tense, contentious relationship in which each uses annoyances or intimidating psychological tactics to attempt to dishearten and unnerve the other.Rate it:

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weak-kneedUsed other than as an idiom: see week, kneed.Rate it:

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wrap someone around your little fingerA feeling, a sense, an awareness one realizes when another is deeply devoted, lovingly loyal and shares a mutuality in myriad areas in each other and their lives.Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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