jingle v. make or cause to make a light metallic ringing soundto no avail ad. without success
He jingled too hard, and one of the dimes fell out; he looked for that dime for hours to no avail.
steamy a. sexually exciting or including a lot of sexual activityhookup n. meeting with someone, or to begin a relationship
October, we revisited the all-time steamiest horror movie hookup, and in August, we took a look back at the 13 erotic thrillers from the '90s.
sizzling a. very hot, unbearably hotafter hours a. after normal working or opening hours, typically those of bars and nightclubs
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proposition n. a statement or assertion that expresses a judgment or opinionon the skids ad. in a bad state; failing
It may be a matter of burying his head in the sand rather than facing the proposition of a church that's on the skids.
moron n. a stupid personup-and-coming a. making good progress and likely to become successful
You'd have to be a complete moron to be an up-and-coming celebrity who gets involved in the church without Googling it.
prospective a. possible, expected or expecting to be something particular in the futuredenounce v. publicly declare to be wrong or evil
Prospective employees at Immanuel are required to sign off on a series of values, including those that denounce homosexual and affirm traditional marriage.
enlist v. enroll or be enrolled in the armed serviceslance corporal n. military rank, below corporal, typically the lowest non-commissioned officer
After enlisting in the Marines after high school, he served as a lance corporal and tank crewman, earning three medals.
conspire v. make secret plans jointly to commit an unlawful or harmful acthack v. gain illegal access to computer or network
There is not a single bit of crime evidence regarding to conspiring with the Russians to hack the Democratic National Committee.
vantage n. a place or position affording a good view of somethingphantom n. unreal image, ghost
From the vantage point around the corner on Judge Street, the houses look like they line a phantom road.
tuck v. push, fold, or turn so as to hide them or hold them in placetrio n. a group or set of three
Nearby, a small alley tucked between 38 and 40 Hicks St reveals a trio of small houses.
sorority n. a society for female students in a university or college, typically for social purposesslur n. allegation about someone to insult others or damage their reputation
A sorority sister at the University of Tennessee was suspended Thursday after video surfaced showing her making a racial slur.
palpable a. able to be touched or feltmomentum n. impetus gained by a moving object; tendency or influence
We've got a clear mission and a great team; your energy and enthusiasm is palpable, the ideas are flowing, and momentum is building.
stellar a. composed of stars; outstanding, marked by eminence and distinctionexcursion n. movement of something along a path or through an angle
NASA rang in 2019 in stellar style by celebrating a successful excursion to the most distant world ever explored - some billion miles beyond Pluto.
ensemble n. a complete costume of harmonizing, complementary clothing and accessoriespar n. face value of a stock or other security, as distinct from its market value
For a Vogue cover girl, this pricey ensemble is pretty much par for the course; most people, however, wouldn't choose to go sledding in full-on evening wear.
breathtaking a, astonishing or awe-inspiring in quality, so as to take one's breath awayroughly ad in a manner lacking refinement and precision