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modern upTo moderniseRate it:

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bleeding edgeSomething very current, or modern where there may actually be a hazard or risk in using it, such as with potentially unstable software. The term relates to a sword.Rate it:

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rat raceAn activity or situation which is congested with participants and which is hectic or tedious, especially in the context of a busy, modern urban lifestyle.Rate it:

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an old fuddy, duddyOne Whom Remains Stilted, Unwilling to React in an Up To The Moment Attitude; Dwells in the Past. Rejects modern approaches.Rate it:

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the sky is the moonA new modern combination of "the sky is the limit" and "shoot for the moon".Rate it:

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ye oldePseudo-archaic, pertaining to a historically inaccurate invocation of pre-modern times.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn modern usage it refers to a picnic or cookout for the ship's crew.Rate it:

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boots on the groundThis smacks of a military jargon. Troops deployed to confront enemy. Modern warfare can be conducted from helicopters, drones, bombers with remote directed missiles, rockets and missiles from ships.Rate it:

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cargo-200the code word referring to casualties for transportation in the Soviet and modern Russian military. In its official meaning, Cargo 200 refers to bodies contained in zinc-lined coffins, but in military context this code word can be used for dead bodies as they are transported from the battlefield.Rate it:

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get with the timesto become cognizant of modern trends, words or ideasRate it:

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latter daymodernRate it:

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omegaThe twenty-fourth letter of the Classical and the Modern Greek alphabet, and the twenty-eighth letter of the Old and the Ancient Greek alphabet, i.e. the last letter of every Greek alphabet. Uppercase version: Ω; lowercase: ω.Rate it:

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purple stateSomewhat whimsical synonym for swing state. (In the modern United States) a state that may support the Democratic or Republican Party (purple states, states that vote for Democratic or Republican Party in general, being red states in some given elections and blue states in other given elections).Rate it:

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recentioris aetatis memoriamodern history.Rate it:

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royal bumpsA ritual of two or more persons holding another person by the arms and legs, face up, while bumping them repeatedly on the floor. In modern times it is a lighthearted affair, generally performed only on a young person's birthday with the number of bumps corresponding to the person's age in years. Historically it was a hazing.Rate it:

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Stick-in-the-MudA person with old outdated and orthodox ideas who does not like to accept change, unable to cope up or except something new and modernRate it:

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tomato juiceJuice made from tomatoes. In modern use, this usually refers to the comminuted flesh and juice of cooked tomatoes, prepared commercially.Rate it:

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WendeDie Wende; the process or time of unification between the BRD and GDR to modern Germany.Rate it:

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