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on the grapevine ; through the grapevine adv.
used to refer to the circulation of rumours and unofficial information
I heard on the grapevine that he set up his own business / She's heard through the grapevine that he wanted to get back with her

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n.
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
n.
Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other digital devices.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents
abbr. acron.
Short for "too long; didn't read".
[Fam.];[Slang]
v.
drain; filter; percolate
n.
jewelry; luxury; opulence
[Slang] originally, the term referred to the glossy jewelry worn by hip hop artists
n.
hesitation; slowness; temporization
n.
preadolescent ; pre-teen
exp.
vegetate; relax
informal
n.
swiftness;speed
n.
idiot ; morron
[Fam.] curse word
v.
lead; run
quarterback a meeting
adv.
comfortably; extravagantly
adj.
so good or pleasant that it causes a desire for more
[UK];[Fam.] Ex.: These chocolate truffles are so morish!
n.
turd ; shit
[UK];[Slang] Cockney rhyming slang for a "turd" = "Richard the third". Ex.: Watch out! Don't step on Richard the Third!
n.
vagina; female genitals
slang term originating in Australia
v.
influer sur ; influencer
adj.
faultless; absolutely perfect
adjective describing a situation/person/thing that could make the object of a perfect picture. E.g picture-perfect moment, picture-perfect family etc.
vi.
leave abruptly; cancel suddenly
[Slang] Unfortunately, my friends bailed on me tonight. If you keep talking about that, I'm gonna bail.
n.
blow job ; oral sex
[Fam.];[Arg.]
v.
to hurry ; to hasten
adj.
all right; runing smoothly
[Slang];[UK] Everything is tickety-boo with building our new house; soon we will move in.
n.
Doctor of Medicine; Physician
MD Physician
adv.
Very quickly; almost instantaneously
v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
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grapevine

  

      n  
1    any of several vitaceous vines of the genus Vitis, esp. V. vinifera of E Asia, widely cultivated for its fruit (grapes): family Vitaceae  
2    Informal   an unofficial means of relaying information, esp. from person to person  
3    a wrestling hold in which a wrestler entwines his own leg around his opponent's and exerts pressure against various joints  
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