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Aaron's beardA common name for several plants, which have tufts of stamens.[First attested in the late 19 century.]Cymbalaria muralis (ivy-leaved toadflax, Kenilworth ivy)Hypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Saxifraga stolonifera (creeping saxifrage, strawberry geranium)Opuntia leucotricha (arborescent prickly pear, Aaron's beard cactus)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardOpuntia leucotricha (arborescent prickly pear, Aaron's beard cactus)Rate it:

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adopt outTo expel a child from a family by placing them for adoption; to put a child up for adoption privately, without going through an adoption agency.Rate it:

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albatrossAny of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.Rate it:

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beat the rapAvoid fines or punishment, receive forgiveness from family, friends, the law and the Boss for misdemeanors, infractions and Stupid Stunts.Rate it:

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black beetleThe oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis (a large roach from the family Blattidae).Rate it:

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blazing starAny of various plants including:Chamaelirium luteum of the lily family.Aletris farinosa, also called colicroot and star grass.Mentzelia laevicaulisRate it:

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blazing starChamaelirium luteum of the lily family.Rate it:

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blood is thicker than waterFamily relations and loyalties are stronger than relationships with people who are not family members.1866, Anthony Trollope, The Belton Estate, ch. 30,Blood is thicker than water, is it not? If cousins are not friends, who can be?circa 1915, Lucy Fitch Perkins, The Scotch Twins, ch. 5,The old clans are scattered now, but blood is thicker than water still, and you're welcome to the fireside of your kinsman!Rate it:

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthBorn rich or in a wealthy family.Rate it:

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bring inTo earn money for a company or for the family.Rate it:

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care packageA package sent from home or from friends or family, containing favorite foods or comfort items.Rate it:

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cat's clawCarpobrotus edulis, or uña de gato (Spanish: "cat's claw"), a plant species in the Aizoaceae familyRate it:

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cat's clawDolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae familyRate it:

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close to homeAffecting people close to, or within, ones family circle.Rate it:

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family jewelsTesticles.Rate it:

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housewarmingThe act of welcoming a person/family to their newly purchased or newly rented home.Rate it:

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I love youAn affirmation of affection or deep caring, especially to a family member.Rate it:

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I miss youAn expression of sorrow or sadness about the absence of a family member, close friend, lover or spouse.Rate it:

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kiddie tableAt family events, the dining table where children are seated together, separate from the table reserved for adults.Rate it:

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kingA male monarch; member of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation.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; 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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look at the winter trees, cold-hearted; cruel; apathetically ignorant.The 'winter trees' are my family, and they are exactly as I have described.Rate it:

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make a livingTo earn enough income to support oneself and, if applicable, one's family.Rate it:

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man upTo "be a man about it"; to do the things a good man is traditionally expected to do, such as: taking responsibility for the consequences of one's actions; displaying bravery or toughness in the face of adversity; providing for one's family, etc.Rate it:

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man-of-warA jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae, a Portuguese man-of-war or Pacific man-of-war.Rate it:

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per stirpesA method of distributing an estate to the descendants of a deceased legatee in which the estate is divided equally among the branches of a family, without regard to differing numbers of people in different branches.Rate it:

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rule the roostTo be the controlling member(s) of a family, organization, or other group.Rate it:

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run away withTo leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.Rate it:

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run in the familyTo be a characteristic feature that is observed in several generations of a family.Rate it:

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send awayTo send to a particular place for a long time, as a family member, an employee, etc.Rate it:

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start a familyTo conceive one's first childRate it:

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sweat equityAn investment of labour, typically by the owner and often his or her family, usually in a small business or personal residence that increases the value of the business or residence.Rate it:

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tone downTo make a television program, piece of writing, etc. less offensive and so more suitable for a family audience.Rate it:

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wolfpackA family or other group of wild wolves.Rate it:

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WYCIWYGWhat you cache is what you get: A URI scheme specific to the Mozilla family of web browsers which indicates that a link should be preferentially fetched from cache instead of from the web server.Rate it:

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咸家富貴"May your entire family drop dead".Rate it:

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咸家鏟“May your entire family drop dead.”Rate it:

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王家royal familyRate it:

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