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bohemian

bohemian

/boʊˈhimiən/
adjective
following an unconventional lifestyle, typically being involved in arts
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It’s very, like, bohemian.

I think you choose bohemian.

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drifter

drifter

/ˈdɹɪftɝ/
noun
a person who moves from place to place, without a permanent job or place of residence
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I came from a world of drifters, a place few humans have ever seen.

When I became a larva, I moved among other drifters.

So let's talk-- we're drifters.

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free spirit

free spirit

/fɹˈiː spˈɪɹɪt/
noun
a person who lives life independently and not according to the norms or customs of the society
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He was very much a free spirit, and wasn’t very suited for politics.

I'm just a free spirit! -

But the differences between the military child and the free spirit were too much to overcome.

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hippie

hippie

/ˈhɪpi/
noun
a person who is associated with a subculture of rejecting social conventions and opposing violence, especially in 1960s
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So, it made sense that the hippies would gravitate to it.

The Beetle was perfect for hippies.

Talk about make love, not war - Bonobos are hippies.

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nomad

nomad

/ˈnoʊˌmæd/
noun
a member of the community that moves from place to place with their livestock rather than residing in one place
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An Ocean Waiting to Happen The nomads were terrified.

Nomads started hunting for gold in the western part of this desert almost 3,000 years ago.

They were more concerned with protecting China against its traditional enemies, nomads from the steppe.

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austere

austere

/ɔˈstɪɹ/
adjective
describing a lifestyle that is simple without being enjoyable or pleasing
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I feel like already, the packaging is more austere than this one, and here it is.

So people already have a fairly austere salary, and turnover is happening fairly rapidly.

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enclosed

enclosed

/ɛnˈkɫoʊzd/, /ɪnˈkɫoʊzd/
adjective
(of a community or lifestyle) lacking communication with the outside world

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inactive

inactive

/ˌɪˈnæktɪv/
adjective
not engaging in physical activity or exercise
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Their frontal lobes are virtually inactive.

You may shut down and become inactive at night, but your brain doesn't.

The southern parts of the fault have remained inactive for over 200 years.

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living

living

/ˈɫɪvɪŋ/
noun
the particular way someone lives
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A ten-story building occupying the same land area could provide living space for 250 people.

Subterranean living has become normal in Coober Pedy.

The long winters and difficult living conditions there were too much for Conrad's mother.

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outdoorsy

outdoorsy

/aʊtdˈoːɹsi/
adjective
related to or fond of outdoor activities
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Campers, hikers, climbers, outdoorsy type people I guess.

Turns out that camping and outdoorsy tech routinely runs on the expensive side.

If you're an outdoorsy person, with a need for a true smartwatch instead of a fitness tracker,

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rootless

rootless

/ˈɹutɫəs/
adjective
having no home or not belonging to any particular community

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private

private

/ˈpɹaɪvət/
adjective
used by or belonging to only a particular individual, group, institution, etc.
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I asked on my private Facebook and I don't think anybody actually responded.

I do private vlogs over there every month.

Basically, people aren't allowed to collect private information on children on the internet without explicit parental consent.

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settled

settled

/ˈsɛtəɫd/
adjective
being comfortable and content with the home, lifestyle, etc. that someone has
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But there is a subjective experience that you can't feel settled.

So I feel very settled in the space that I'm in right now.

And these are things that are so settled, very insidious because you won't be aware of it.

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social

social

/ˈsoʊʃəɫ/
adjective
being fond of living with other people
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Similarly, contemporary cultures today employ many common items, including clothing, as symbols of social status.

It is marked by impaired language skills, impaired social skills, and repetitive behaviors.

Be sure to share this video with your friends, your family, on social media.

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suburban

suburban

/səˈbɝbən/
adjective
in, relating to, or characteristic of a suburb
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Sears was a retail hedgeman that had dominated suburban shopping malls since opening its first store in 1925.

It was a department store for suburban America, not just a mass merchant to rural America.

There's no line at all, out here in suburban white country.

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lifestyle

lifestyle

/ˈɫaɪfˌstaɪɫ/
noun
a type of life a person or group is living
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"It doesn't work with my lifestyle.

I ended up doing more lifestyle and educational content.

And the last thing is my lifestyle.

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existence

existence

/ɛɡˈzɪstəns/, /ɪɡˈzɪstəns/
noun
a particular way of living
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Lost in the world of imagination, I forgot my sad, lonely existence for a while, and was happy.

Such disabilities were more than an inconvenience for early humans; they were a threat to their existence.

"Only partly in existence, partially born as in an idea.

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way of life

way of life

/wˈeɪ ʌv lˈaɪf/
noun
a code of conduct typical to a person or group
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Farming was the traditional way of life for Chinese people.

It is changing from a traditional way of life to a modern industrial way of life.

And this way of life doesn't appeal to younger generations.

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living standards

living standards

/lˈɪvɪŋ stˈændɚdz/
noun
the amount of wealth and the level of welfare that an individual or group enjoys

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standard of living

standard of living

/stˈændɚd ʌv lˈɪvɪŋ/
noun
the level of wealth, welfare, etc., available to an individual, group, country, etc.
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Their standard of living is still lower than Americans.

And even if they they caught up to us in standard of living, why should that be a problem now?

Historically, CO₂ emissions have been closely tied to a high standard of living.

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to drop out

to drop out

/dɹˈɑːp ˈaʊt/
verb
to stop going to school, university, or college before finishing one's studies
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So Cuomo ends up dropping out before the primary even happens.

There are some times when the Starlink does drop out.

Drop out, tune in with natural things.

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to follow

to follow

/ˈfɑɫoʊ/
verb
to act according to standards and customs
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If you want to follow the ongoing Google story, it is simple.

Using this method, ants follow the shortest paths between their nest and nearby food sources.

The old lady took the keys and followed the man into the bank.

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to lead

to lead

/ˈɫɛd/, /ˈɫid/
verb
to experience a particular kind of life
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Another important factor that led to the enormous growth of the fast food industry was the automobile.

This sometimes leads to problems.

Research outside the laboratory further suggests that long-term sleep deprivation leads to greater susceptibility to motor vehicle accidents.

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to settle

to settle

/ˈsɛtəɫ/
verb
to follow a more secure and stable lifestyle with a permanent job and home
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Then they settle into sleeping seven to nine hours per night.

Diamond also settles on a date of around 1680.

Don't settle.

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tradition

tradition

/tɹəˈdɪʃən/
noun
an established way of thinking or doing something among a specific group of people
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Their aging parents lived with them because that was the tradition.

That's a tradition for me now.

That tradition continues for Sandrine today, as she shows the next generation how to make bows by hand.

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manners

manners

/ˈmænɝz/
noun
the behaviors and customs particular to a society

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to practise

to practise

/ˈpɹæktɪs/
verb
to do something such as a habit, custom, etc. routinely
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I've been practising for three days, ok?

And I was practising the sentence, "I am angry.

Oh yeah, not actually doing it or practising.

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regulation

regulation

/ˌɹɛɡjəˈɫeɪʃən/
adjective
in accordance with the established rules, customs, etc.
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It doesn't match up to regulations.

Things got even safer in 2018 when some Aliaga yards started complying with the European Union ship-breaking regulation.

To further protect the species' future, the FWC instated even stricter regulations last year.

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meme

meme

/ˈmim/
noun
a cultural feature that is passed from one generation to another based on imitation and not genetic inheritance
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Memes about deaf people and see...

They're memes that hearing people have made and we'll answer some questions that they bring up.

And they make deaf memes, jokes about deaf people and jokes about hearing people.

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rolling stone

rolling stone

/ɹˈoʊlɪŋ stˈoʊn/
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a person who follows an unsettled way of life with no permanent job or home
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Rolling on like a rolling stone

[warrior grunting] - Rolling stone, take my glory.

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New Age

New Age

/nˈuː ˈeɪdʒ/
adjective
based on or connected with alternative approaches to spirituality, medicine, etc. and refusing to accept the Western standard and mainstream culture
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Another theory is that the colorful hair just represents new age rappers as a monolith.

You hear about it, sort of this new age folklore.

The new age boom box Got the kids at school just doing this way instead

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all-American

all-American

/ˈɔːlɐmˈɛɹɪkən/
adjective
having all the positive qualities that are considered to be American, such as being healthy or working hard
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Now, the film centers around an all-American family trying to escape their vengeful doppelgängers.

They became this uniquely all-American family who had the charm of British royalty.

Ted had transformed himself into the all-American boy.

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to grow into

to grow into

/ɡɹˈoʊ ˌɪntʊ/
verb
to develop gradually and become a particular type of person or thing

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when in Rome

when in Rome

/wˌɛn ɪn ɹˈoʊm/
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used to say when someone is in an unfamiliar situation, they should behave as other people do

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custom

custom

/ˈkəstəm/
noun
a way of behaving or of doing something that is widely accepted in a society or among a specific group of people
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The customs declaration says a notebook and a fidget spinner.

The people at customs then usually ask me if I can read their lips or not.

This is a custom build.

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