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Meaning: get rid of any intense feelings or strong emotions.
Example: After a long week at work, I like to blow off steam by going for a run in the park. Read more ➺
Meaning: used to emphasize how charming something or someone is.
Example: Extremely gorgeous: "She walked into the room looking drop-dead gorgeous." Read more ➺
Meaning: a sudden and encouraging effect on something.
Example: The speech was an absolute shot in the arm for the crew members aboard the ship. Read more ➺
Meaning: a baby that was born after a previous pregnancy loss.
Example: Finally, Noah was their rainbow baby after several miscarriages. Read more ➺
Meaning: extremely good and exciting.
Example: I traveled across the American continent, and it was off the chain. Read more ➺
Meaning: a holiday in the United States that honors those who lost their lives fighting for the country.
Example: "My family always has a barbecue on Memorial Day to spend time together and remember our loved ones who served in the military." Read more ➺
Meaning: to be extremely afraid or frightened.
Example: A shadow appeared in the doorway and scared me to death. Read more ➺
Meaning: no situation is permanent.
Example: Even though you performed poorly last semester, charm up. No feeling is final. Read more ➺
Meaning: succeed or win despite ridicule or mistrust from others.
Example: She was terminated from the company a year ago, but she had the last laugh when she was employed by the company's main competitor at double the wage. Read more ➺
Meaning: in a state of agitation.