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i'm a lone wolfA meek and humble warrior who hunts down the enemy, and at his own peril by not drawing the sword from it's sheath. This allows opportunity for the enemy to relent "both hands up." But once the sword is drawn from it's sheath, probation is over and swift judgement is at hand.Rate it:

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lone gunmanAn individual person who acts on his or her own initiative, without partners, especially one who has sole responsibility for doing something questionable, confidential, or iniquitous.Rate it:

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lone itTo go alone.Rate it:

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lone wolfAn independent person; someone who has an 'independent' streak.Rate it:

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state of disrepairSomething in need of repair. Typically referring to a mechanical object or system (like a car or home) that has broken down or doesn't work anymore.Rate it:

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state of affairsA specific situation; a set of circumstances.Rate it:

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blue stateA state of the United States voting Democratic in a given election, or tending to vote Democratic in general.Rate it:

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yellow stateA state of the United States where the Libertarian Party is influential.Rate it:

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end stateThe specified situation at the successful completion of the final phase of a military operation.Rate it:

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end stateUsed other than as an idiom: Any ending state..Rate it:

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green stateA state that is, or is perceived as, environmentally friendly.Rate it:

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in a stateAgitated and anxious.Rate it:

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in statewith pomp and ceremony.Rate it:

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old age is not a state of mind, it's a frontal assault!About getting old.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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red stateA state of the United States voting Republican in a given election, or tending to vote Republican in general.Rate it:

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something is rotten in the state of DenmarkSomething is not right, seriously amiss, especially when leading to suspicion of motive.Rate it:

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state of the unionAddress given by US president annually in January to explain to the country the current status of the US government, and how it relates to the worldRate it:

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swing stateA state which may vote Democratic or Republican, in a given election or generally; a purple state.Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself.Rate it:

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blazing starUsed other than as an idiom: see blazing, star.Rate it:

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cognitive dissonanceThe state of behaving in a way that runs contrary to one's core values, worldview, ideals, and/or moral compass. One who does not practice as they preach could be said to have cognitive dissonanceRate it:

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heart of glassA very fragile romantic state.Rate it:

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Hitch Your Wagon to a StarTo reach at the top of something, to have high aims and ambitionsRate it:

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in shapeIn good condition, repair; in a good state.Rate it:

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nemesis theoryTheory of animal extinction, suggesting that a sister star to the sun caused extinction of groups of animals such as dinosaurs. The theory holds that the movement of this as yet undiscovered star disrupts the Oort cloud of comets every 26 million years, resulting in the Earth suffering an increased bombardment from comets at these times.Rate it:

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On the RopesOn the verge of collapse, helpless, state of near collapseRate it:

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pick up the piecesTo restore one's life (or a given situation etc.) to a normal state, after a calamity, shock etc.Rate it:

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porn star namea comical name for a person, typically made from the name of their first pet and the name of the first street they lived on.Rate it:

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psychic distemper in the massesThe state of affairs in Germany as described in 1933 by Albert Einstein.Rate it:

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seismic shiftA fundamental reorientation of a state of affairs.Rate it:

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stars in one's eyesThe state of being overly or extremely impressed with something; enchanted with romance.Rate it:

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sticking pointThe point at which a process or thing, especially a state of mind or emotion, reaches its greatest strength and remains steadfast; sticking-place.Rate it:

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toothpaste is out of the tubeA situation that cannot be recovered or reversed to its original state.Rate it:

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under the influenceDrunk; intoxicated; affected by alcohol. The phrase "under the influence" typically refers to the state of being affected by some substance or external factor that alters one's behavior, judgment, or perception. It is commonly associated with the consumption of drugs or alcohol, but it can also refer to the impact of other factors such as emotions, peer pressure, or environmental influences. Being "under the influence" implies a diminished capacity to make rational decisions or to act responsibly, and it may also carry legal consequences if the substance in question is illegal or if the person's impaired state leads to unsafe or illegal behavior. Overall, the phrase "under the influence" is often used to describe a state of temporary impairment or altered mental state that can be caused by various factors, and it is typically associated with a loss of control or impaired judgment.Rate it:

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three sheets to the windthe state of being quite inebriatedRate it:

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at a standIn a state of confusion or uncertainty; undecided what to do next.Rate it:

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pick upTo clean up; to return to an organized state.Rate it:

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Drive You CrazyTo force someone into a state of anger and mental instability; to make someone very frustratedRate it:

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fall apartTo break into pieces through being in a dilapidated state.Rate it:

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in shapeIn a good state of physical fitness or bodily appearance.Rate it:

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monkey on one's backA state of persistent distress or worry or the cause of such a state.Rate it:

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put acrossTo explain or state something clearly and understandably.Rate it:

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Spock earsPointy ears, resembling those of Spock, a Star Trek character.Rate it:

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vicar of brayA person who changes their beliefs and principles to stay popular with people above them is a Vicar of Bray. The religious upheavals in England from 1533 to 1559 and from 1633 to 1715 made it almost impossible for any individual to comply with the successive religious requirements of the state.Rate it:

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whips and jinglesa state of torturous delirium, particularly delirium tremensRate it:

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put down toTo state the cause of a situation.Rate it:

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deer in the headlightsA mental state of high arousal caused by anxiety fear, panic, surpriseand/or confusion, or substance abuse. The behavioral signs are like a deer subjected to a car's headlights, such as widely opened eyes and a lack of motor reactions.Rate it:

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on pins and needlesFeeling sharp anticipation or anxiety; in a state of suspense.Rate it:

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Appendix:Star Wars/may the Force be with youA wish for luck, implying effective use of the Force.Rate it:

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