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The term zugzwang comes from chess, and refers to that situation where you can’t make any desirable moves—like being between a rock and a hard place. This is part of a complete episode.

soft knock

soft knock  n.— «The Soldiers perform what is known as soft knocks, versus a more aggressive approach to enter the houses. They announce their intentions to enter houses over a loud speaker, asking the residents to unlock their front gates...

tempo run

tempo run  n.— «By the time you read this, I’ll have finished week six: still four days of running, but the mileage has jumped to 22. That includes a nine-mile “long run” on one day, plus what’s called a six-mile “tempo...


 n.— «Josh, man, you know yr my BROUGHAM.» —“10,000″ by singdancecrap in Kalamazoo, Michigan Mortigi Tempo Dec. 8, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


cross-decking  n.— «Cross decking is for, and I think we all in one way or another suffer from it, it’s when you have an officer and enlisted who possesses a specialty that is so unique and so low in numbers that when you’re operating at...


mugu  n.— «A popular slang in Warri is that In Warri you must follow who know road. If you no do am, you go de look like mugu. (You must identify with those who know how to make things happen easily. If you don’t do that you may remain a...

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