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21. Shlep

To drag ones self along, slouchily or lazily, particularly when performing a duty grudgingly. "He shlepped the heavy box out of the mail truck." (Yiddish)

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22. Schmaltzy

A Yiddish word meaning "chicken fatty", or "greasy," describes extreme gushing, over-the-top flattery, or corniness.

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23. Schtick

A Yiddish word for what a person is known to do, or the M.O. (modus operandi), such as a comedian's schtick that keeps them coming back for more.

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24. Ululation

A wailing or howling out loud as in lamentation.

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25. Yawp

Also, yaup. To make a loud, raucous noise or squawk.

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26. Snicket

A passageway between walls or fences [of obscure origin].

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27. Grommet

A (usually) metal ring inserted into a hole through thin material, such as fabric. Tarps have many grommets.

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28. Snookered

1. What you are when you lose at this obscure cue game known as Snooker.
2. What you are when you've been cheated, deceived, or generally had.
3. How some people describe themselves when they are completely worn out.

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29. Crudivore

An eater of raw food.

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30. Crotchet

Sounds slightly dirty, but really just means a half-note in music. See also Music.

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