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MEANING: noun: A self-important and temperamental person.

flaneur

noun: An idler or loafer; a man about town. From French fl창neur (stroller, idler), from fl창ner (to stroll).

silver lining

noun: A positive aspect in an otherwise gloomy situation.

tin god

noun: 1. A pompous, self-important person. 2. A person who regards himself or herself as infallible and tries to dictate standards of behaviour or beliefs.

vicious circle

noun: A situation in which a problem


causes other problems, which in turn make the original problem worse. A vicious circle can also be a situation where an effort to solve a problem gives rise to the conditions which aggravate the original problem.


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