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worst  


      adj  
1       the superlative of       bad  
      adv  
2    in the most extreme or bad manner or degree  
3    least well, suitably, or acceptably  
4    in combination   in or to the smallest degree or extent; least  
worst-loved     
      n  
5    the worst   the least good or most inferior person, thing, or part in a group, narrative, etc.  
6    often preceded by: at   the most poor, unpleasant, or unskilled quality or condition  
television is at its worst these days     
7    the greatest amount of damage or wickedness of which a person or group is capable  
the invaders came and did their worst     
8    the weakest effort or poorest achievement that a person or group is capable of making  
the applicant did his worst at the test because he did not want the job     
9    the worst  
a    in the least favourable interpretation or view  
b    under the least favourable conditions  
10    if the worst comes to the worst   if all the more desirable alternatives become impossible or if the worst possible thing happens  
11    come off worst or get the worst of it   to enjoy the least benefit from an issue or be defeated in it  
      vb  
12    tr   to get the advantage over; defeat or beat  
     (Old English wierrest; related to Old Frisian wersta, Old Saxon, Old High German wirsisto, Old Norse verstr)  


worst case  
      n  
a    a situation in which the most unfavourable conditions prevail  
b    (as modifier)  
a worst-case projection of a massive accident     
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v.
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
adj.
able to be seen
[US] Ex.: the car in front of us was visible because we had the lights on
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
exp.
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
adj.
to be gutsy means to have guts
to be gutsy: avoir du cran
adj.
(about persons) not to be trusted; dangerous
v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
exp.
User’s online presence that hold the potential to be the key to ones online identity, value and worth.
[Tech.]
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
exp.
When sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
the process of reaching a conclusion about something because of other things that you know to be true
[US] I often find my stuff by using deduction but sometimes it doesn't help at all.
exp.
The transference of virtual assets and value stored on web possible to be distributed upon user’s death.
[Tech.]
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
n.
To delibaretly make someone feel frightened especially so that they will do what you want ; scared and follow directions of yours or what you want thing to be ...
id.
to be more sucsessful than others in a competitive situation.or to do things in advance to reach sucsess in a competition.
I jelous my friend she is always ahead of the game! That basketball tim was ahead of the game that is why they won!
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
exp.
be the most affected by a unpleasant situation; be considered the main responsible for a negative event
E.g.: If the deadline is not met, the production department will bear the brunt

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