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Out of School Dumb

You know that feeling when you realize that you probably couldn’t write a term paper to save your life ’cause it’s been so long since you’ve been in an academic environment that you can’t even bring to mind the shape of a Dixon Ticonderoga?  Feast your brain on this:

  •  funambulism = n. tightrope walking; a show of mental agility
  •  thimblerig = v. to cheat by trickery; to swindle
  •  gibbous = adj. market by convexity or swelling; of the moon or planet, more than half or not all of the disk illumination
  •  cumshaw = n. present, gratuity, bribe, payoff
  • argy-bargy = n. a lively discussion, argument, dispute
  • gimcrack = n. a showy object of little use or value
  • grok = v. to understand profoundly and intuitively
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